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EDITORIAL: Why aren’t Missouri and Kansas spending tobacco settlement money on helping smokers kick the habit?
Missouri’s reluctance to spend any money to help people stop smoking is fiscally irresponsible... The state has more smokers than other states because it encourages the habit. The state’s tobacco tax — just 17 cents per pack — is the lowest in the nation
Dec 18, 2017 Kansas City (MO) Star
added Dec 18, 2017 16:21
At the December meeting of the Arkansas Tobacco Settlement Commission the governor made a surprise appearance. He wanted to thank commissioners for their help in providing home care and services to about 500 people with developmental disabilities.
Dec 18, 2017 Magnolia (AR) Reporter
added Dec 18, 2017 16:10
The outgoing Republican governor also signed another health-related law, this one dedicating a small mount of tax revenue to fund smoking cessation programs. Christie gutted most state-funded anti-smoking efforts early in his first term.
Dec 18, 2017 NJ.com
added Dec 18, 2017 15:03
West Virginia’s horrible cigarette smoking rate is declining. While 28.6 percent of adults were addicted in 2011, just 24.8 percent were in 2016...That’s still considerably worse than America’s 15 percent national rate...“In high school students since 200
Dec 17, 2017 Charleston (WV) Sunday Gazette-Mail
added Dec 18, 2017 16:13
Flame retardants can be a major threat to firefighters because when they burn, carcinogens are released into the air....The big shift to flame retardants came in the late 1970s and is traced directly to the tobacco industry...the industry spent millions
Dec 17, 2017 Hutchinson (KS) News
added Dec 18, 2017 16:06
The state spends a little more than $6 million annually to prevent people from picking up the habit and convincing current smokers to drop it... State funding also pales in comparison to the whopping $428.7 million generated in total revenue from tobacco
Dec 17, 2017 Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Dec 17, 2017 12:50
With more than two decades of data, those who support smoking bans in public places finally have documented proof of what they have been saying all along — protecting people from second-hand smoke can, and will, save lives.
Dec 16, 2017 Kentucky Standard
added Dec 17, 2017 12:52
Ms. Gillibrand looked back at him, plainly bored by her elected company. She had not smoked since she became a mother, she told him. And yet. “I need a cigarette,” Ms. Gillibrand joked, adding an expletive her sons are not supposed to hear.
Dec 16, 2017 New York Times
added Dec 16, 2017 20:28
Council members passed around an array of flavored tobacco products during a March 6 conversation on regulating them. (Sun Sailor photo by Seth Rowe) Beginning in May, flavored tobacco will be illegal to sell at St. Louis Park retail shops.
Dec 16, 2017 ECM Publishers
added Dec 16, 2017 20:21
A panel of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission approved separate proposed constitutional amendments that would alter how much money is set aside for anti-smoking programs
Dec 16, 2017 Florida Politics
added Dec 16, 2017 19:59