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Blumenthal Welcomes Surgeon General's Report on Youth and Young Adult E-Cigarette Use

"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
US Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)
added Dec 17, 2016 03:20
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RODU: The Surgeon General’s Misguided Report on E-Cigarettes

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.
Heartland Institute
added Dec 17, 2016 03:15
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Questions for: ‘Use of E-Cigarettes by Young People Is Major Concern, Surgeon General Declares’

Have you ever vaped or smoked a hookah? Do you know people who do? Watch this short video and then discuss with a classmate what you know about e-cigarettes from a personal, scientific and social standpoint. Questions for Comprehension and Analysis 1.
New York Times
added Dec 14, 2016 16:52
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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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State and Territorial Health Leaders Praise Surgeon General's Report on E-cigarettes

The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) praises U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy for issuing a first ever report on e-cigarette use among youth and young adults, and calls on local, state, and national partners to redouble effor
PR Newswire
added Dec 13, 2016 23:29
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AAFP, Others Applaud Surgeon General's Report on E-Cigarettes

The joint statement from the AAFP and other medical organizations said they agreed with the surgeon general's assertion that physicians should educate patients during visits about the risks of use of and exposure to e-cigarettes and other nicotine-contai
American Family Physician
added Dec 13, 2016 20:37
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SIEGEL: Youth Vaping Plummets in Wake of Surgeon General's Report

ADDENDUM: This is a parody. It was written to highlight the absurdity of the Surgeon General's report and the approach it takes to tobacco control. I thought it was obvious but a number of people have been asking to see the survey results. Stay tuned, ho
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Dec 13, 2016 20:37
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[Ohio] BERMAN: The continuing investigation into the world of e-cigarettes

The Surgeon General's report must be heeded as a call to action...My colleagues at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and numerous colleges across the broader university are working diligently to study e-cigarette use and its effects, s
The Hill
added Dec 13, 2016 19:38
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[Asia, Israel] Health Ministry ignores e-cigarette use among teenagers

Although the US surgeon-general has taken electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) very seriously and called them a “growing threat to the health of young people,” the Health Ministry in Jerusalem has not. In fact, it did not even include the use of e-cigs in it
Jerusalem Post
added Dec 11, 2016 18:22
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Surgeon general calls youth e-cigarette smoking ‘a major public health concern’

Public health officials say that the sharp rise is troubling, in part, because of how much researchers still don't know about the long-term effects of “vaping.” For example, while e-cigarettes are widely believed to contain fewer toxic substances than tr
Washington Post
added Dec 11, 2016 07:59
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