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[California] After Raising Age For Tobacco Purchases, State Sees Decreased Sales To Minors

A report published last month in the journal Tobacco Control suggests the new law is already working. Seven months after it took effect, preliminary data show, the percentage of state retailers selling tobacco to kids under age 18 dropped significantly —
California Healthline
added Mar 8, 2018 03:29

New York, Connecticut Report Highest Lung Cancer Survival Rates

A new report by the American Lung Association shows lung cancer patients in Connecticut and New York are among the earliest to be diagnosed and have some of the best survival rates in the country.
WSHU (Fairfield, CT)
added Mar 8, 2018 01:08

[Canada, Florida] Patients Prefer Smoking Status Assessment by Oncologists

Patients newly diagnosed with cancer appreciate being asked about their smoking status and many think it should be assessed at each and every oncology clinic visit, Canadian researchers reported at the American Society of Clinical Oncology 2018 Cancer Su
Oncology News (
added Mar 8, 2018 01:07

[Virginia] Scientists seek unfiltered truth about 'light' cigarettes

Scientists from multiple institutions, including a group of addiction neuroscience researchers from the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, are gathering evidence under funding from the National Institutes of Health's National Cancer Institute to
Medical Xpress (
added Mar 8, 2018 00:45

[Texas] Smoking in Fort Worth bars and bingo parlors ends soon. Are city parks next?

In December, the City Council updated the city's smoking ordinance to include bars and bingo parlors. The new law goes into effect March 12. Organizations pushing for a smoke-free city pursued the change, saying the city has not kept pace with public sen
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Mar 7, 2018 04:08
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[Arizona] Retailers Face Hurdles Fighting Local Regulation

Anti-tobacco organizations that receive funding to lobby for proposals such as flavored-tobacco bans or higher taxes have “natural bridges and alliances” with local health departments and schools, a ready network that retailers don’t have access to, acco
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:30

[Alabama] Wiregrass nonprofit takes stand against big tobacco companies

Dothan Houston County Substance Abuse Partnership, (DHCSAP) needs your help to kick butts! The nonprofit, with the help of their youth council, are holding “Kick Butts Day” March 21st at their office. DHCSAP is located at 3124 West Main Street, Suite 10.
WTVY Channel 4 (Dothan, AL)
added Mar 10, 2018 17:36
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Connecticut has second highest lung cancer survival rate

The association’s inaugural LUNG FORCE State of Lung Cancer report examining national and state lung cancer statistics... Roughly 2,700 people in Connecticut are expected to be diagnosed with lung cancer this year, and roughly 1,500 are projected to die
Connecticut Post
added Mar 10, 2018 17:36

[Illinois] As 'Tobacco 21' effort grows, some suburbs prefer to wait before trying to increase tobacco-buying age

While a local effort to increase the purchasing age of tobacco products to 21 gains momentum in several northwest suburbs, officials in neighboring villages have said they're waiting to see how state lawmakers act before formally weighing in on the debat
Chicago Tribune
added Mar 8, 2018 03:28

[Ohio] Cortland prohibits smoking in parks

Saying they want to make sure people visiting the city’s parks are in a healthy environment, council Monday unanimously approved banning smoking in those recreation areas. “We are legislating common sense to protect our children,” said council President
Warren (OH) Tribune Chronicle
added Mar 8, 2018 01:09
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