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GUEST OPINION: Koop understood smoking's mayhem

Dr. Koop seemed Lincolnesque with his beard and serious demeanor. He was sincerely motivated and determined to educate the public about the dangers of tobacco. He did indeed want to free the tobacco slaves. Had he been more successful it is unlikely that
Fall River (MA) Herald News
added Mar 17, 2013 11:21

DAYNARD: Stubbing Out Cigarettes for Good

This provides an opportunity for states, counties and cities to adopt the Smokefree Generation, a proposal by A. J. Berrick, a mathematics professor in Singapore. The idea is simple: no one born in or after 2000 can ever be sold cigarettes.
New York Times
added Mar 4, 2013 05:31

[Ethiopia, Arizona] Carmona deals with mutual-funds issue

Richard Carmona, the former U.S. surgeon general who is now running for the U.S. Senate in Arizona, until recently owned mutual funds containing stocks in the tobacco giants Altria Group and Philip Morris International.
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Oct 2, 2012 17:36

Know the Risks: E-cigarettes and Young People

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added Mar 20, 2017 16:45

Tell Trump to Fire U.S. Surgeon General

Sign our petition, which will be delivered to the president's office, asking President Trump to fire the Surgeon General and replace him with someone who actually cares about tobacco harm reduction and saving lives.
Americans for Tax Reform
added Dec 13, 2016 23:40

[Massachusetts] McCARTHY: Why parents should care about the latest Surgeon General report on smoking

"If current trends continue, 5.6 million US youth who are currently younger than 18 years of age will die prematurely during adulthood from their smoking." You really don't want your child to be one of them. It's not just the smoke--nicotine is a probl
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jan 31, 2014 00:01

[Texas] EDITORIAL: Regulate e-cigarettes: Reignite anti-smoking movement in America

That means 5.6 million children and teens — or one in 13 — could die prematurely during adulthood because of smoking, Lushniak’s report concluded. We must be more aggressive. We know what smoking did to older generations. We must do our best to stop th
Mcallen (TX) Monitor
added Jan 23, 2014 00:36

How TV ads depicting smoking have changed

USA TODAY Network looks back at how cigarettes were portrayed in television commercials and in movies during smoking's heyday -- and how tobacco's portrayal in TV ads 50 years after the surgeon general's report is vastly different.
USA Today
added Jan 13, 2014 06:56

Fewer Americans see cigarette smoking as a major public health problem

About half (53%) of Americans still see cigarette smoking as an extremely or very serious public health problem, according to a Pew Research Center survey conducted last November. But the public now sees it as less of a problem than a number of other pub
Pew Research Center
added Jan 12, 2014 04:02

Former US surgeon general joining board of electronic cigarette maker

Former U.S. surgeon general Richard Carmona ... is joining the board of directors for NJOY Inc., the nation's leading electronic cigarette company ... "I'm probably going to be (the company's) biggest critic. ... I still look at my job as being a doctor o
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 24, 2013 15:49
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