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2014

February 5, 2014
Statement by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on CVS tobacco announcement

February 4, 2014
FDA launches its first national public education campaign to prevent, reduce youth tobacco use

January 17, 2014
Surgeon General report says 5.6 million U.S. children will die prematurely unless current smoking rates drop
FDA Commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg's statement on the 50th Anniversary Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health

January 11, 2014
50th Anniversary of the Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health:

2013

December 11, 2013
Tobacco, drug use in pregnancy can double risk of stillbirth

December 10, 2013
Stimulant-addicted patients can quit smoking without hindering treatment

November 21, 2013
The Great American Smokeout

November 14, 2013
Emerging tobacco products gaining popularity among youth

October 22, 2013
More than 40 percent of middle and high schoolers who smoke use flavored little cigars or flavored cigarettes

October 18, 2013
Statement from Tim McAfee, Director, CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health on the passing of Nathan Moose, former Tips campaign ad participant

September 19, 2013
FDA and NIH create first-of-kind Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science

September 9, 2013
More than 100,000 Americans quit smoking due to national media campaign

September 5, 2013
E-cigarette use more than doubles among U.S. middle and high school students from 2011-2012

July 23, 2013
FDA invites public input on menthol in cigarettes

May 22, 2013
Campaign encourages smokers to “Talk With Your Doctor” for help quitting

May 16, 2013
Large majority of adults have smoke-free rules in homes, vehicles

April 16, 2013
Smoke-free subsidized housing would save $521 million a year

March 28, 2013
Education campaign returns with powerful stories to help Americans quit smoking

March 13, 2013
Benefits of quitting smoking outpace risk of modest weight gain

February 28, 2013
About one in five U.S. adult cigarette smokers have tried an electronic cigarette

February 5, 2013
Smoking among U.S. adults with mental illness 70 percent higher than for adults with no mental illness

January 25, 2013
FDA and NIH study: population assessment of tobacco and health
Tobacco control state highlights 2012 Released

2012

November 20, 2012
Secondhand smoke inside airports puts air travelers and employees at risk

November 15, 2012
HHS launches BeTobaccoFree.gov
The launch of BeTobaccoFree.gov

August 9, 2012
Gradual drop in youth tobacco use continues, but significant problem areas remain

May 30, 2012
Young people say "Tobacco—I’m not buying it"

March 14, 2012
Nearly 800,000 deaths prevented due to declines in smoking; NIH study examines the impact of tobacco control policies and programs, and the potential for further reduction in lung cancer deaths

March 8, 2012
Surgeon General releases new report on youth smoking

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