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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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Surgeon General Sets Tobacco End-Game as Smoking Decline Stalls

Acting Surgeon General Boris Lushniak in a report today criticized the “fraudulent campaigns” by cigarette companies, weaknesses in regulation and a rebound in smoking depicted in Hollywood films. He said he’s considering end-game strategies, such as gre
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jan 17, 2014 01:52
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[Canada] SHATENSTEIN: Fifty years later, smoking remains a health crisis

Health Minister Rona Ambrose and her Conservative predecessors Leona Aglukkaq and Tony Clement have done virtually nothing ... There are too many addicted smokers in this country to call for outright prohibition, but we need leadership and urgent action t
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jan 11, 2014 14:28
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100 Years Of Smoking Studies In Popular Science

hints throughout Popular Science's archives suggesting people knew that they should try to quit, that evidence was accumulating for smoking's long-term harms, and that tobacco was bad for adolescents. As surprising as the 1964 declaration might have been
Popular Science
added Jan 10, 2014 14:09
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