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FDA’s Graphic Cigarette Warnings Show and Tell the Deadly Truth About Smoking

WASHINGTON, D.C. – By issuing a final rule requiring large, graphic health warnings on cigarette packs and advertising, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today has taken a critical and long-overdue step forward in the nation’s battle against tobacco use – the number one cause of preventable death. The new warnings show and tell the truth about the deadly consequences of smoking and will promote greater public understanding of the many ways in which smoking harms the human body. Read the full article here: https://www.aap.org/en-us/about-the-aap/aap-press-room/Pages/FDAGraphicCigaretteWarningsFinalRule.aspx...
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World No Tobacco Day

world-no-tobacco-day-poster-2019 Every year, on May 31, the World Health Organization (WHO) and global partners celebrate World No Tobacco Day (WNTD). The annual campaign is an opportunity to raise awareness on the harmful and deadly effects of tobacco use and second-hand smoke exposure, and to discourage the use of tobacco in any form. World No Tobacco Day 2020 will focus on the multiple ways that exposure to tobacco affects the health of people’s lungs worldwide. These include lung cancer, chronic respiratory disease and air pollution. Click here to read more....
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