Headlines Tagged with Surgeon General — 1,411 headlines found
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.
Dec 27, 2016 The Hill
added Dec 28, 2016 15:28
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
Dec 28, 2016 New York Times
added Dec 28, 2016 13:57
SATEL/SWEANOR: Dear Surgeon General and public health agencies, anti-vaping polices are bad for public health
Our lead public health agencies – CDC, FDA, and the Surgeon General’s office – have been shamefully derelict in their duty to protect the health of smokers and empower them. Many of the nation’s millions of smokers would surely switch to reduced harm al
Dec 20, 2016 American Enterprise Institute
added Dec 21, 2016 22:40
Though we do not yet know the full extent of the risk that vaping entails, we do know that it is an unhealthy behavior for young people. We applaud the surgeon general for his report and stand firm in discouraging the use of all tobacco products, includi
Dec 21, 2016 New York Times
added Dec 21, 2016 18:46
The Surgeon General, the FDA and most of the contributors to the report want to severely restrict access to electronic cigarettes for adults. They stubbornly refuse to recognize the benefits of vaping and continue to deny, in the face of mounting evidence
Dec 20, 2016 The Influence
added Dec 20, 2016 22:17
Now, MedPage Today asks: Should e-cigarettes only be sold to those 18 or older?
Dec 19, 2016 MedPage Today
added Dec 19, 2016 19:53
A 2016 study by the University of Michigan determined that the use of electronic cigarettes and vaporizers by teenagers had dropped slightly after surging during 2014 and 2015.
Dec 18, 2016 Morganton (NC) News Herald
added Dec 18, 2016 19:10
USC Distinguished Professor Jonathan Samet, director of the USC Institute for Global Health, contributed to the development of the chapter on e-cigarette policy. ...The new report on e-cigarettes extensively cites research by USC faculty in the Department
Dec 13, 2016 University of Southern California (USC)
added Dec 17, 2016 07:02
"To curb this growing public health crisis, we should look to the successful tobacco control efforts that have already saved the lives of millions – enforcing minimum age-of-sale laws, restricting marketing to children, and expanding education and cessati
Dec 8, 2016 US Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)
added Dec 17, 2016 03:20
Tobacco products should not be ignored, but Dr. Murthy’s report wrongly damns a safer and satisfying product that is currently helping 2.5 million former smokers (here) become or remain smoke-free.
Dec 16, 2016 Heartland Institute
added Dec 17, 2016 03:15