Thursday 17 Apr 2014

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AHA joins others urging federal tobacco oversight

The American Heart Association is among 16 leading national health organizations who have signed a joint letter to President Obama asking for faster adoption of new tobacco regulations that would give the Food and Drug Administration more control of currently unregulated items …

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American Heart Association receives $19.6 million grant

The American Heart Association will receive a five-year, $19.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Tobacco Regulatory Science program

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CDC anti-smoking campaign produced 150,000 additional calls, report says

An anti-smoking campaign from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention earlier this year generated more than 150,000 additional calls from people interested in quitting, according to a report

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Tobacco use could kill 1.5 million in India by 2020, report says

Despite numerous smoke-free and anti-tobacco laws, India tobacco controls are not being well implemented, says an international report released on Thursday. The result is that the ravages of tobacco

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Study finds success in dramatic CDC anti-smoking campaign

About 1.6 million smokers tried quitting -- and about 100,000 succeeded -- after seeing a national anti-tobacco advertising campaign from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in

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CDC study finds doubling of e-cigarette use among middle and high school students

The number of American middle and high school students who’ve tried electronic cigarettes has surged, more than doubling between 2011 and last year, according to a new survey

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FDA denies marketing and sales of four new tobacco products

The Food and Drug Administration has denied the ability of manufacturers to market or sell four new tobacco products because the products did not meet their requirements for

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Smoke-free laws don’t hurt restaurant and bar revenue, CDC says

Smoke-free laws have no significant economic impact on restaurants and bars, according to a study funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In West Virginia, smoke-free laws

World No Tobacco Day

World No Tobacco Day 2012 is here! A day without tobacco! First, let me just say, I have not ever been a smoker. So, you may ask, what gives