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SFMS Advocates for Public Health Protections to Help Prevent Diabetes, Heart Disease, and Stroke

SFMS joined the American Heart Association and other public health experts in a press briefing in support of World Health Day and San Francisco’s sugar-sweetened beverage warning label for advertisements legislation.

CMA Passes SFMS Resolution Urging U.S. Chamber of Commerce to Cease Tobacco Advocacy Efforts

CMA reinforced its long-established stance against tobacco use, adopting Res. 107-15 authored by the San Francisco Medical Society that strongly objects to pro-tobacco efforts by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in other parts of the world.

SFMS Champions Tobacco Regulation at August Lobby Day

On August 26, 2015, three SFMS physician members joined over a hundred health care workers, and patient advocates at a daylong rally at the Capitol in Sacramento in support of the six tobacco control bills heard during the Special Extraordinary Session on Healthcare 2015 convened by Governor Brown.

SFMS Member's Letter to the Editor in Today's Chronicle

Letter to the editor regarding misleading advertising featuring Dr. Ladonna Porter opposing Prop 29. Both the National Medical Association (of which the Golden State Medical Association is a regional chapter) and the California Medical Association strongly support efforts to curb tobacco’s deadly toll.