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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...Read more
Cochise County landlords encouraged to create smoke-free communities
Landlords who want to introduce smoke-free policies at their properties can get free help from Cochise Health & Social Services. To mark World No Tobacco Day on May 31, the County is partnering with Arizona Smoke-Free Living Coalition (ASFL) to help landlords, and their tenants, create healthier environments. Find out more......Read more
Thirdhand smoke is widespread and may be dangerous, mounting evidence shows
First came doctors’ warnings about cigarettes. Then came discoveries about the danger of secondhand smoke. Now, a growing number of scientists are raising the alarm about thirdhand smoke — residual chemicals left on indoor surfaces by tobacco smoke.
Mounting research has shown such potentially hazardous residue can be absorbed through the skin, ingested and inhaled months and even years after the smoke has dissipated.Read more......