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  1. In a triumph of wishful thinking over data, former Surgeon General Richard Carmona joins e-cig board of directors

    I am among the many public health professionals who were shocked to hear that former Surgeon General Richard Carmona joined the board of directors of e-cigarette company NJOY.   Echoing justifications physicians gave for working with the conventional ciga ...

  2. Implementing legalized marijuana needs to give protecting public health higher priority

    This letter, sent to the San Francisco supervisor who is sponsoring legislation on how to implement legalized marijuana in San Francisco, urges her to keep public health issues in mind.  So far, ... San Francisco, CA c/o [email protected]   Dear Supervisor Cohen,   After working with you ...

  3. First hearing held on lawsuit over MPAA, studios', theaters' rating system

    The first hearing on Forsyth v. MPAA et al. —  the class action lawsuit alleging that the MPAA, member studios, and NATO's ratings system defrauds parents by giving movies with smoking PG or PG-13 ratings — took place in federal court on Friday, October 28, in federal court in San Francisco ...

  4. All 10 UC campuses to be smoke (really tobacco) free in two years

    elsewhere.  UCSF is already smokefree. There is a good story on this in the San Francisco Chronicle. ...

  5. US kids who use e-cigs more likely to progress from experimentation to established smoking, less likely to quit, smoke more

      Here is the UCSF press release about the study:   UC SAN FRANCISCO   Jennifer O’Brien, Executive ... and nicotine addiction for teenagers, according to a new UC San Francisco study.   In the first analysis ...

  6. Annual Tobacco Documents Workshop

    The University of California, San Francisco Center for Tobacco Research and Education, an interdisciplinary research community, offers a one-day workshop on using tobacco industry documents for advocacy.  ... Kalmanovitz Library 530 Parnassus Avenue Lange Room, 5th Floor San Francisco, CA 94143 Workshop Registration ...

  7. Public Information

    SF-CAN San Francisco Cancer Initiative (SF CAN) is a collaborative effort to reduce cancer in San Francisco. eScolarship Open access publications from the University of California and the Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education. Annual Tobacco Documents Workshop The University of California, San ...

  8. TFK working with legislators to get spit tobacco out of baseball

    and other health advocates have been working with lawmakers in Sacramento and San Francisco to introduced ... to get tobacco out of baseball. California and San Francisco fans can contact their elected officials ...

  9. Seeking two tobacco control researchers to work with Prof Stanton Glantz at UCSF

    Stanton Glantz, Professor of Medicine and Director of the UC San Francisco Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education is seeking two individuals interested in conducting a broad range ... Glantz, Box 1390, University of California, 530 Parnassus Ave., San Francisco, CA 91413-1390, or email ...

  10. Sneak Preview Available for new UCSF Legacy Tobacco Documents Library

    Documents Digital Library Manager University of California, San Francisco 530 Parnassus Avenue, Room 512 San Francisco, CA 94143-0840 (415) 514-0507   ...

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