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March 28, 2014 United States Surgeon General Boris Lushniak visited the University of Cincinnati Wednesday asking students and faculty to join the “battle” against tobacco.
March 28, 2104 A new study on the impact of Michigan’s statewide smoking ban adds to mounting evidence that policies prohibiting tobacco smoking in workplaces and other public spaces may substantially improve public health by reducing heart disease and death, according to research to be presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 63rd Annual Scientific Session.
March 27, 2014 In light of mounting evidence that the emerging market of new nicotine delivery products poses serious public health and consumer protection issues, six U.S. Senators today called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to move quickly to regulate the rapidly evolving market of e-cigarettes and other nicotine products.
March 27, 2014 Last month, US drugstore CVS earned plaudits from the president on down after it announced it would cease selling tobacco products by October, the first such chain in America to do so.
March 26, 2014 Polices that ban tobacco product displays at point of sale may reduce adults smoking by deterring purchases, though a single graphic health warning sign at the POS may not, according to a study by researchers at RTI International and Tarheel Technologies.
March 26, 2014 Regular tobacco smoking doubles the risk that people who have been successfully treated for tuberculosis will develop it again, a condition known as “recurrent” TB, according to a research published today. Read more.
March 25, 2014 Contrary to some advertising claims, electronic cigarettes don’t help people quit or cut down on smoking, a new study says.
March 25, 2014 The Navy is on the verge of eliminating tobacco sales on all its bases and ships, according to sources inside and outside the Defense Department.
March 24, 2014 Smoking rates are decreasing across the country, but those declines may be driven by relatively few counties that have big populations or are part of larger cities, according to a new study.
March 24, 2014 We know the dangers of smoking but there’s a new trend attracting kids as young as elementary school age and it’s just as addictive.
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