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Know the Risks

Besides increasing the possibility of addiction and long-term harm to brain development and respiratory health, e-cigarette use is associated with the use of other tobacco products that can do even more damage to the body. Even breathing e-cigarette aeros
SurgeonGeneral.gov
added Dec 8, 2016 15:19
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THE FACTS on e-cigarette use among youth and young adults: A Message from the U.S. Surgeon General

Adolescent years are times of important brain development. Brain development begins during the growth of the fetus in the womb and continues through childhood and to about age 25. Nicotine exposure during adolescence and young adulthood can cause addicti
SurgeonGeneral.gov
added Dec 8, 2016 14:59
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U.S. surgeon general raises concerns over e-cigarette use among youth

called for action to reduce the use of e-cigarettes among young people, noting they have overtaken cigarettes to become the most commonly used tobacco products among this group. The nation's top doctor, Vivek Murthy, weighing in on the subject for the fir
Reuters
added Dec 8, 2016 14:53
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Surgeon general’s e-cigarette report panned as ‘truly terrible’

“It is truly terrible,” writes Counterfactual’s Clive Bates...“It’s so bizarrely bad,” said Jeff Stier, risk analyst with the National Center for Public Policy Research... “Full of false, misleading, deceptive statements re #ecigs. Needs a health warning
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Dec 10, 2016 17:49
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FACING ADDICTION IN AMERICA: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health (PDF)

chapters in the Report review the science associated with the major substance...Tobacco, also an addictive substance, is mentioned only briefly, because problems...have been covered extensively in other Surgeon General’s Reports.14-16,100-103
SurgeonGeneral.gov
added Nov 18, 2016 00:27
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[Hawaii] EDITORIAL: Not good news for smokers

Fewer people smoke today, but 30 reports later the surgeon general’s findings about smoking remain grim. Among those cited in last year’s report on surgeongeneral.gov: “You don’t have to be a heavy smoker or a long-time smoker to get a smoking-related d
Maui News
added Nov 4, 2016 19:53
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Facing Addiction to Co-Host National Summit with U.S. Surgeon General to Mark the Release of the Historic First-Ever Surgeon General's Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health

"Facing Addiction in America - A National Summit" to Take Place On Paramount Lot in Los Angeles November 17 and Include Thought Leaders, Newsmakers and Celebrities... a report being compared to, in importance and long-term impact, the 1964 Surgeon Genera
PR Newswire
added Nov 3, 2016 21:14
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Surgeon General's Warnings Turn 50; Cigarettes Still Killing Oklahomans

But while Oklahoma's Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust can point to some progress made in reversing the widespread use of tobacco in the state, Oklahoma still ranks among the worst states in the nation for smoking. According to the state health departme
Lawton (OK) Constitution
added Oct 28, 2016 15:55
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[Texas] Officials: Secondhand smoke still a concern

Monday marked the 10-year anniversary of the U.S. Surgeon General's report on the potentially hazardous effects of secondhand smoke....Abilene adopted a smoking ordinance following a November 2006 election to determine whether voters supported a smoking
Abilene (TX) Reporter-News
added Jun 28, 2016 15:57
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BALL: Congratulations, Elizabeth Drew

my friend Elizabeth Drew was inducted into Hall of Fame of the Society of Professional Journalists...Elizabeth reported that while Congress was patting itself on the back and claiming to have acted on the Surgeon General's landmark report on the health ef
The Atlantic Monthly
added Jan 12, 2017 06:14
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