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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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Oklahoma looks back at 50 years of fighting cigarette use

The headline on the front page of The Sunday Oklahoman read “Cigarets: They Can Kill You.” It was amid news about cold weather, a shark attack in California ... Shoemaker started smoking at 9, enjoying Winston cigarettes with the older kids who lived a
The Oklahoman
added Jan 13, 2014 07:02
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[USA] Good News, Bad News on Tobacco Control and Smokers

The JAMA issue also has 3 accompanying viewpoint articles on tobacco. Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, points out 2 "important and concerning surprises" about tobacco control: rese
Medical Tribune
added Jan 8, 2014 06:05
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SPECTER: POSTSCRIPT: C. EVERETT KOOP, 1916-2013

He was the first public official to state categorically that second-hand smoke causes cancer. Tobacco companies—and Jesse Helms, their biggest congressional ally—could hardly believe Koop’s treachery.
The New Yorker blogs
added Feb 28, 2013 11:21
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[New York] CARMONA: E-cigarette hysteria is hazardous to your health

PHE concluded electronic-cigarette use is likely to be around 95 percent less harmful to health than smoking.... The time has come for such responsible companies within this industry (with one of whom I am now affiliated), and the government and public he
New York Post
added Sep 22, 2015 21:13
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FELDMAN: Tobacco use: Options for an endgame strategy

Here are some of the endgame strategies suggested by the Surgeon General and others in the medical/ public health community: • A nationally integrated and intensified program of proven strategies employed over the past half-century including adequately-
Muncie (IN) Star-Press
added Oct 4, 2014 20:42
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Reinvigorated truth® Campaign Will Empower Youth to Finish the Fight against Tobacco

it is uniquely important for America's kids and health that Legacy has announced it is launching a new generation of truth® aimed at ending the tobacco epidemic for good. This is exactly the kind of strong, science-based response called for by the 2014 Su
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 12, 2014 14:24
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BLUM: Blowing Smoke: The Lost Legacy of the 1964 Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health

What nonsense! Over the past three decades, CVS and its rivals have swallowed up thousands of locally owned, independent, community pharmacies ...robust research warning against the dangers of smoking had been available 25 years earlier.... AMA entered in
Oncology News (CancerNetwork.com)
added May 15, 2014 12:26
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[Kentucky] Brad Rodu | Smokers can turn to safer smoke-free tobacco products

The commonwealth should make smoking history by telling the truth about safer smoke-free tobacco products, enabling Kentucky's smokers to enjoy longer and healthier lives, unbridled by excessive risks for lung cancer and emphysema.
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Jan 21, 2014 19:26
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BLUMENTAL/DURBIN: Fifty Years After First Surgeon General Report on Smoking, E-Cigarettes Pose Latest Threat to Public Health

If these companies want to market their products as a safe alternative to smoking, they should be subject to rigorous FDA scrutiny. Oversight and regulation are the only way to know the true nature of these products and the only way to ensure that today'
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jan 17, 2014 18:12
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