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FACING ADDICTION IN AMERICA: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health (PDF)

chapters in the Report review the science associated with the major substance...Tobacco, also an addictive substance, is mentioned only briefly, because problems...have been covered extensively in other Surgeon General’s Reports.14-16,100-103
SurgeonGeneral.gov
added Nov 18, 2016 00:27
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Surgeon General’s Report on Tobacco Has a New Target: E-Cigarettes

They're popular, but public health agencies have yet to rule on whether they're a safe alternative to traditional cigarettes
TIME Magazine
added Jan 18, 2014 22:59
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Fifty Years of Smoking in Two Charts

Percentage of Americans Who Smoke 1964-2011 / The Price of a Pack of Cigarettes 1964-2011
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jan 17, 2014 17:58
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Tobacco Myths Continue Half-Century After Landmark U.S. Report

Still, lung cancer remains the number one cancer killer and the leading preventable cause of death in the United States," Dr. Lewis Foxhall, vice president for health policy at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, said in a center
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 14, 2013 14:52
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Anti-Vaping Surgeon General Has Been Abruptly Replaced

When Murthy’s report was issued, Norquist’s powerful foundation Americans for Tax Reform called on Trump to fire the surgeon general. Norquist made headlines back in February when he said, “I think that the next election, at the presidential level, and a
Gizmodo
added Apr 22, 2017 23:53
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Surgeon General Calls Out Atlanta Airport’s Smoking Lounges

A tweet, posted by Dr. Vivek Murthy, shows him standing in front of an airport smoking lounge sign. His face is stoic. His thumb points down. The tweet reads:"#MadMen ended, and this should, too. World's busiest airport can be its healthiest. Make #ATL a
WABE 90.1 FM - Public Broadcasting Atlanta
added May 19, 2015 08:48
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WARNER/POLLACK: The Nicotine Fix

America’s cigarette addiction may seem to be mostly over. But low-income Americans continue to smoke—and die—at alarming rates. A radical new strategy could help them quit once and for all... This mixed-modality tobacco-control regulatory strategy would
The Atlantic Monthly
added Nov 13, 2014 14:58
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Former U.S. Secretaries of Health, Surgeons General, Directors of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Urge Lorillard, R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris to Stop Marketing and Selling Menthol Cigarettes

Calls on the Obama Administration to Let the FDA Act and Ban Menthol Flavoring in Cigarettes ... Citizens' Commission to Protect the Truth, a group of all living former U.S. Secretaries of Health, Education, and Welfare; U.S. Secretaries of Health and Hum
PR Newswire
added Mar 6, 2014 17:45
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Surgeon General's Report at 50: "Blowing Smoke" film released

Blowing Smoke: The Lost Legacy of the Surgeon General’s Report ... chronicles what Blum calls “the fear, foot-dragging, and squandering of funds on the part of public health agencies, universities, and organized medicine alike in ending the smoking pandem
Center for the Study of Tobacco and Society (University of Alabama)
added Feb 7, 2014 14:07
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The Surgeon General Report on Smoking and Health 50 Years Later: Breast Cancer and the Cost of Increasing Caution

the decision making process for concluding “causality” in Surgeon General reports has become increasingly cautious and defensive ... The evidence has continued to strengthen since 2005: there are now 12 large cohort studies that consistently demonstrate a
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
added Jan 13, 2014 13:29
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