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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,...

CVS Health Foundation Commits $5 Million to Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --The CVS Health Foundation today announced a$5 million five-year commitment to the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids to launch its new "Making the Next...

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