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Former US surgeon general joins board of e-cigarette company NJOY

| March 26, 2013

Dr. Richard Carmona, the U.S. Surgeon General from 2002 to 2006, has been appointed a member of the board of directors of the e-cigarette company, NJOY.

Carmona will provide strategic counsel to the company on public health and regulatory issues and spearhead its research on the harm-reduction potential of e-cigarettes.

“As one of the nation’s leading public health experts, Dr Carmona is well positioned to support this effort,” NJOY stated in a press note issued through Business Wire.

“Dr Carmona comes to NJOY with a wealth of knowledge on the harmful effects of second-hand tobacco smoke, as outlined in his landmark 2006 Surgeon General’s Report on the health effects of exposure to environmental tobacco smoke.”

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