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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Launch New Initiative to Reduce Tobacco Use

today announced an ambitious, three-year collaboration to accelerate progress in reducing tobacco use, the nation's leading cause of preventable death. This new initiative comes as the United States nears the 50th anniversary of the first Surgeon General
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 12, 2013 00:50
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VIDEO: The NewsHour interviewed Koop in 1989 on the anniversary of the first surgeon general's report on smoking. You can view that video here:

You Tube
added Feb 26, 2013 14:31
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Report: 22% of Guam students smoke

KUAM (gu)
added Mar 13, 2012 00:00
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FDA unveils plan for major changes to tobacco product regulations

The FDA's proposed changes include an element that could have a major impact on 22nd Century Group Inc., which makes very-low nicotine traditional cigarette products at a plant in Mocksville. The agency said it will conduct a public dialogue about lower
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 28, 2017 20:52
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STATEMENT ON LEGACY’S NEW truth YOUTH SMOKING PREVENTION CAMPAIGN “Finish It”

With Legacy’s truth at the helm, this can be the generation that ends smoking. We applaud Legacy CEO and President Robin Koval and her staff for mounting this campaign.”
Citizens' Commission to Protect the Truth
added Aug 25, 2014 17:48
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[California] AACR Releases Tobacco Report

Zeller, the director of the Center for Tobacco Products of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), said during a press conference held today here at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) meeting in San Diego, California. To this end, the AA
The Scientist
added Apr 7, 2014 15:32
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Tobacco Control Since the 1964 Surgeon General's Report: Reflecting Back and Looking Forward

population-level tobacco cessation has also massively reduced potential healthcare expenses, while preserving the economic productivity of those who quit smoking in response to the Surgeon General’s report and/or the societal norm changes and policy initi
Oncology News (CancerNetwork.com)
added Mar 25, 2014 07:05
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VIDEO: Blowing Smoke: The Lost Legacy of the Surgeon General's Report / Alan Blum, MD

, a film by Alan Blum, MD, chronicles the fear, foot-dragging, and squandering of funds on the part of public health agencies, universities, and organized medicine alike in ending the smoking pandemic.
You Tube
added Jan 21, 2014 07:46
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[Pennsylvania] 50 years after Surgeon General's warning, smoke still clearing

“It was a complete reversal, but sometimes you have to change,” said Joyce, an ex-smoker who owns the Carlton Restaurant, Downtown. ... The United States remains home to 42 million smokers. “I feel it's my right to smoke,” said Vance Borio, 46, of Allen
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Jan 20, 2014 01:31
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Jury is out on health effects of e-cigarettes

"My big question with e-cigarettes is whether it puts youth on a pathway to smoking," said acting Surgeon General Boris Lushniak, who will join other U.S. health officials Friday at the White House to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the surgeon gener
Los Angeles Times
added Jan 17, 2014 05:32
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