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California Debuts New Campaign to Counter E-Cigarettes

Contact: Anita Gore - (916) 440-7259 SACRAMENTO Twenty-five years after launching the first anti-smoking advertisements in the state, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) on Monday...

New IOM Report: Public Health Implications of Raising the Minimum Age of Legal Access to Tobacco Products

In 2013, as requested by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the IOM convened a committee to conduct a study on the public health implications of raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco...

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: Resources from the CDC

From CDC's Office on Smoking and Health: March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States. This is a great opportunity...

Increased Estimates of Death from Smoking

New York Times published a story citing an NEJM study that revises the number of annual smoking-related deaths from 480,000/year to 540,000. The new deaths come from increased risks of infection,...

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