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Leading Health Groups Call for Bold Action To End the Tobacco Epidemic In the United States

Nation Challenged to Cut Smoking Rates to Under 10 Percent in 10 Years and Protect All Americans from Secondhand Smoke within 5 years
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 8, 2014 23:56
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Historic Smoking Report Marks 50th Anniversary

While the U.S. smoking rate has fallen by more than half to 18 percent, that still translates to more than 43 million smokers. Smoking is still far and away the leading preventable cause of death in the U.S. Some experts predict large numbers of Americans
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 4, 2014 13:14
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KLEYKAMP: Objectivity and Evidence in the 2016 Surgeon General’s Report on E-Cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

serious methodological oversights that greatly restrict the ability of the 2016 SGR to offer an objective review of the best available evidence related to the health effects of nicotine, tobacco, and e-cigarettes. Incomplete or biased messaging on the eff
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 12, 2018 21:21
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Annual Healthcare Spending Attributable to Cigarette Smoking

8.7% (95% CI=6.8%, 11.2%) of annual healthcare spending in the U.S. could be attributed to cigarette smoking, amounting to as much as $170 billion per year. More than 60% of the attributable spending was paid by public programs, including Medicare, other
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Apr 6, 2015 17:16
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Surgeon General Adds New Risks To Long List Of Smoking's Harms / Hints That Electronic Cigarettes Could Help

The report concludes that "cigarettes and other combusted tobacco products" should be eliminated. "That is new because it implies that less harmful forms of getting one's nicotine — especially if one cannot quit smoking cigarettes — may be acceptable,"
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jan 17, 2014 18:24
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WARNER: 50 Years Since the First Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health: A Happy Anniversary?

January 11, 2014, marks the 50th anniversary of what is arguably one of the most important documents in the history of public health in America: Smoking and Health. Report of the Advisory Committee to the Surgeon General of the Public Health Service, more
American Journal of Public Health
added Dec 3, 2013 13:56
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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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