Latest Tobacco packaging warning messages Stories

2010-12-15 09:00:00

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year, millions of Floridians attempt to quit smoking.

2010-12-09 14:40:00

45 Years After First Report -- If Not Now, When? WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Today Surgeon General Benjamin made it crystal clear -- there is no safe level of smoking, no safe cigarette, and no unharmful levels of second-hand smoke.

2010-12-09 13:44:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Cheryl G. Healton, DrPH, President and CEO of Legacy on the U.S.

2010-11-17 13:23:00

Quit Resources, Tips Available at DeterminedToQuit.com HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Health offers support to help Pennsylvania smokers give up tobacco during the 35(th) annual Great American Smokeout on Nov.

2010-11-17 09:00:00

Campaign will highlight nation's deadliest form of cancer TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tobacco Free Florida is re-launching its campaign in the month of November to coincide with Lung Cancer Awareness Month and to highlight the impact of lung cancer on society.

2010-11-11 06:00:00

Corpses, bald cancer patients, diseased lungs and teeth are among the many images the federal government is proposing for larger, more graphic warning labels that would cover half of each pack of cigarettes sold in the United States.

2010-11-10 17:30:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Our national strategy to end tobacco addiction has stalled, putting the nation's health and economic well-being at risk," said Dr. Jane L.

2010-11-10 12:48:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Legacy applauds HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and the leadership at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S.

2010-11-10 10:29:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L.

2010-11-01 07:00:00

Partnership Illustrates the Cause and Effect of Smoking on the Body WASHINGTON and ATLANTA, Nov.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.