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GLANTZ: Smokefree Laws Cut Heart Attacks (and other bad things): Look At All The Evidence

You would question that conclusion if you read the article in Slate by Jacob Grier... The important thing to do is look at all the evidence (not just the few studies Grier talked about). The US Surgeon General did just that, in his 2014 report The Heal
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 16, 2017 17:05
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[West Virginia] EDITORIAL: Action needed on smoking

grades ran the gamut...the dire state of West Virginians’ health and the heavy burden of paying the freight for the medical care smokers need when they fall victim to one or more of smoking’s consequences....we urge lawmakers to make smoking restrictions
Beckley (WV) Register Herald
added Feb 8, 2017 15:45
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Montana Youth E-Cigarette use is WAAAAY Higher Than the National Average

“In Montana, our current usage rates for high school students are 87.5 percent higher than the national rate.” Aune says the state of Montana is attempting to combat the use of nicotine products among youth, with some new advertising. “Right now we have
KGVO Newstalk 1290 AM & 101.5 FM (Missoula, MT)
added Jan 25, 2017 23:49
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[New Jersey, Pennsylvania] No butts about it: Cigarette smoking down, but not out since first warning

All the federal and state regulations and health programs initiated since Surgeon General Terry's warning was issued are useful, said Martinsen, from the county's health improvement partnership. People have stopped smoking in public buildings and restaur
Doylestown (PA) Intelligencer Record
added Jan 15, 2017 16:55
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The Surgeon General’s Report on E-Cigarettes: Quitters & Starters

However, e-cigs don’t solve the nicotine problem at all. Yes, e-cigs eliminate tar, and yes, e-cigs eliminate the tobacco — both dangerous elements to one’s health. And that’s definitely good. But what they do not eliminate is the critical element of nic
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jan 9, 2017 18:21
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BIRR: CDC Fears Teen Vaping Is Out Of Control Despite Plunge In 2016

“The CDC is using a fear-based outreach effort on e-cigarettes,” Dr. Edward Anselm, senior fellow at the R Street Institute, told The Daily Caller News Foundation. “The risk to young people is overstated. The recent surgeon generals report had little to
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Jan 3, 2017 16:52
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Are e-cigarettes any safer for my child than tobacco?

Q: I don’t want my teenager to start smoking cigarettes. I know many kids are using e-cigarettes instead. Are they safer? A: U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy just released a report addressing this issue. The report finds that e-cigarettes have surpass
Philadelphia (PA) Daily News
added Jan 2, 2017 00:13
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HASKINS: The Surgeon General’s irrational war on e-cigarettes

by waging this irrational war against e-cigarettes, Murthy is effectively discouraging people from using products that have been proven to help many Americans quit smoking with only minimal risks. In fact, so few people have experienced significant, measu
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Dec 30, 2016 17:16
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Vivek Murthy Thinks We Need to Learn How to Deal With Stress

The Office of the Surgeon General’s campaign to curb tobacco use in the 1960s is widely cited as one of greatest modern public-health successes, but I wonder if that’s a fluke? We haven’t seen similar success in subsequent efforts to reduce obesity or enc
New York Times
added Dec 28, 2016 13:57
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MCKEGANEY: US Surgeon General's misplaced call to arms against e-cigarettes

the report fails to recognize an emerging body of evidence that responsibly produced and marketed vapor products can serve as a less harmful alternative to regular tobacco cigarettes and can even help smokers quit altogether.
The Hill
added Dec 28, 2016 15:28
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