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CDC Office on Smoking and Health - Leadership Announcement

Corinne Graffunder, DrPH, MPH, Director, Office on Smoking and Health (OSH) will retire from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on March 31, 2020. SCLC thanks Dr. Graffunder for her...

Progress On Lung Cancer Drives Historic Drop In U.S. Cancer Death Rate

Special from NPR.  Cancer death rates in the United States took their sharpest drop on record between 2016 and 2017, according to an analysis by the American Cancer Society. Cancer death rates in...

FDA authorizes two new cigarette tobacco products with reduced nicotine

The Food and Drug Administration, Center for Tobacco Products approved two new cigarette tobacco products with reduced nicotine. One is a menthol cigarette product, which further highlights the need...

Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Executive Order to Confront Youth Vaping Epidemic

On September 16, 2019 at 11:30 a.m., Governor Newsom held a press conference to announce new measures to address youth vaping. To help bring additional attention to this important issue, here are...

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