Headlines Tagged with Surgeon General — 1,415 headlines found
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'
Jan 17, 2014 Huffington Post (blog)
added Jan 17, 2014 18:12
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
Jan 17, 2014 Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jan 17, 2014 01:52
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
Jan 10, 2014 Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jan 11, 2014 14:28
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
Jan 10, 2014 Popular Science
added Jan 10, 2014 14:09
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
Mar 17, 2013 Fall River (MA) Herald News
added Mar 17, 2013 11:21
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.
Mar 4, 2013 New York Times
added Mar 4, 2013 05:31
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.
Sep 30, 2012 AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Oct 2, 2012 17:36
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Mar 20, 2017 SurgeonGeneral.gov
added Mar 20, 2017 16:45
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.
Dec 13, 2016 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
Jan 30, 2014 Boston (MA) Globe
added Jan 31, 2014 00:01