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HIGH SCHOOL BOYS NOW SMOKE CIGARETTES AND CIGARS AT SIMILAR RATES

New CDC Data Reinforces Need for FDA Regulation of Cigars
American Legacy Foundation
added Jun 13, 2014 00:04
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GLANTZ: Contradicting the science it cites, FDA decides against warning cigar users about reproductive dangers

The FDA’s decision to drop this warning is inconsistent with the FDA’s own summary of the scientific evidence on the health effects of tobacco smoke There is strong scientific evidence to support inclusion of this “fifth” warning, including
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 7, 2014 23:34
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Tide turning in China's battle against tobacco

China's Health Minister Chen Zhu on Wednesday became the first person from the Chinese mainland -- home to one third of the world's smokers -- to receive a prestigious World Health Organization (WHO) award on tobacco control.
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 20, 2012 13:42
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ALCORN: Redefining public health in New York City

“We have really the nation's first and maybe the world's first public health mayor, who has made clear that he is willing to take controversial positions if they're going to improve the health of his citizens.” Of all Bloomberg's legacies to New York, len
The Lancet (uk)
added Jun 21, 2012 08:42
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[Washington] AUDIO: The kids are still smoking, and we're not doing much about it

Youth smoking is re-emerging as a concern in Washington. The US Surgeon General came to Seattle this week to give a pep talk to anti-smoking campaigners, who are coping with three years of drastic budget cuts. If it seems like smoking is already on a pe
KPLU 88.5 (Seattle, WA)
added Jun 16, 2012 08:34
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UCSF comment on FDA draft guidance on investigational use of tobacco products

We support FDA’s understanding that academic and public health researchers, in their efforts to protect the public health, need to conduct studies involving new tobacco products (some of which may not have marketing authorization or do not comply with an
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 20, 2015 17:10
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U.S. Smoking Rate Falls to 15 Percent: CDC

Higher tobacco taxes, tough anti-smoking messages and smoke-free laws that ban smoking from indoor and outdoor areas appear to be dissuading even hard-core, heavily addicted smokers from continuing the habit, said Patricia Folan, director of the Center f
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 1, 2015 10:55
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[Asia] Cambodian parliament passes law on tobacco control

All 89 lawmakers, who were present at the session, nodded the law, which states measures to control tobacco-made products in order to reduce impacts on health, economy, society and environment. Opposition lawmaker Ke Sovannaroth, chairwoman of the Natio
Xinhua Newswire
added Apr 10, 2015 13:53
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MURTHY: Working Toward a Tobacco-Free Generation: 51 Years of Progress

With the release of the 50th anniversary report, we directly called on all sectors of society to help make the next generation tobacco-free. Our partners answered that call with remarkable action. These are just a few examples of the incredible work done
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Feb 7, 2015 23:16
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VIDEO: Watch this crazy Tinder-themed anti-smoking PSA

Just before the Grammys, YouTube stars have us dancing in our cubicles to a Tinder-themed anti-smoking PSA from Truth. It's, um, not your average "don't smoke, kids," advertisement. It is fabulous.
USA Today
added Feb 7, 2015 19:45
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