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  • Cigarettes Nonsmokers Rights and Politics
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    Cigarettes, Nonsmokers' Rights and Politics

    Sarah Milov talked about her book, The Cigarette: A Political History. She looked at nonsmokers' rights activists and their strategies in the context of other social movements, including…

  • After Words with Sarah Milov
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    After Words with Sarah Milov

    Professor Sarah Milov talked about her book, The Cigarette: A Political History, in which she explored the political history of tobacco in America. She was interviewed by David Kessler,…

  • Andrew Siddons on Regulating Tobacco Products and Vaping
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    Andrew Siddons on Regulating Tobacco Products and Vaping

    Andrew Siddons talked abuot the flavored tobacco products ban bill being debated in the House.

  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Viewers responded to the question, “Do you support banning flavored e-cigarettes?” President Trump recently announced that he would like to ban e-cigarettes amid six deaths related to the…

  • emFrom Tobacco to Technologyem
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    From Tobacco to Technology

    Learn how Winston-Salem transitioned from a hub of tobacco manufacturing to having to reinvent itself for the 21st century in From Tobacco to Technology by Frank Elliott. C-SPAN’s Local Content…

  • American Enterprise Institute Hosts Discussion on Ecigarettes
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    E-Cigarettes and Public Health

    Legal and public policy analysts talked about the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) May 6, 2016, ruling that would make electronic, or “e-cigarettes,” subject to the same federal rules as…

  • Allan Brandt on emThe Cigarette Centuryem
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    The Cigarette Century

    Allan Brandt talked about his book, The Cigarette Century: The Rise, Fall, and Deadly Persistence of the Product that Defined America, published by Basic Books. He described the life of the…

  • White House Holds Event on Smoking and Health
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    50th Anniversary of the Surgeon General's Report on Smoking

    Surgeon General Boris Lushniak released a new report on the health consequences of smoking as Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius and senior White House officials…

  • CVS Health CEO Larry Merlo on Corporate Responsibility
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    Larry Merlo on Corporate Responsibility

    Larry Merlo, president and chief executive officer of CVS Health, spoke at a National Press Club luncheon about corporate responsibility. He defended the company’s decision to stop the sale…

  • FDA Regulation of ECigarettes
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    Tobacco Use and Regulation

    Witnesses testified at a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee hearing on the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) proposal to assert authority over electronic cigarettes…

  • ECigarette Marketing
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    E-Cigarette Marketing

    Industry representatives and anti-tobacco advocates testified on e-cigarette marketing practices designed to appeal to children. In addition, the hearing also focused on the health effects…

  • emUnlucky Strikeem
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    Unlucky Strike

    John Staddon talked about his book, Unlucky Strike: Private Health and the Science, Law and Politics of Smoking, in which he says that cigarette smokers are being unfairly targeted by the…

  • Regulating ECigarettes
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    Open Phones on Regulating E-Cigarettes

    Michael Felberbaum, who covered the tobacco industry for the Associate Press, talked by video from Richmond, Virginia, about the electronic-cigarette industry and proposed regulations. He responded to telephone…

  • ECigarette Program Preview
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    E-Cigarette Program Preview

    A program on regulating electronic cigarettes was previewed with a display of e-cigarette materials and a listing of proposed regulations. A portion of a June 18, 2014, Senate Commerce,…

  • Dr Oz on Personal and Governmental Responsibility
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    Dr. Oz on Personal and Governmental Responsibility

    Dr. Mehmet Oz spoke about the balance between personal and state responsibility for health. He urged governors to make health a top priority in their states, warning against obesity, a…

  • AntiTobacco Advertising Campaign
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    Anti-Tobacco Advertising Campaign

    Public health officials talked about a new federal government ad campaign against tobacco usage. Former smokers told stories in graphic detail about lost limbs and lungs and multiple heart…

  • White House Daily Briefing
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    White House Daily Briefing

    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg spoke to reporters about new cigarette package warning labels. Afterward, Jay led…

  • New Cigarette Package Warning Labels
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    New Cigarette Package Warning Labels

    Audrey Silk talked by telephone about the new packaging policy of graphic pictures on cigarette warning labels and the harassment for smokers because of the labels. She also responded to…

  • New Cigarette Package Warning Labels
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    New Cigarette Package Warning Labels

    Tom Glynn talked by telephone about new Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warning labels on cigarette packages. The labels feature graphic pictures that the FDA hopes will reduce the…

  • US Surgeon General Report
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    U.S. Surgeon General Report

    Surgeon General Benjamin spoke to reporters and answered questions about a report on tobacco use. The study found that as little as one puff from a cigarette can have adverse effects on a…

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