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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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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
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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
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[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
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Know the Risks: E-cigarettes and Young People

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SurgeonGeneral.gov
added Mar 20, 2017 16:45
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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
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[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
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[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
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