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[Florida] Michigan Appeals Panel Reverses Dismissal Of Tobacco License Suit ($$)

ordered that a suit over a tobacco manufacturing license being revoked be remanded to a lower court for further proceedings because there is a still a question over whether a manufacturer without a license can be on a list of manufacturers who did not mak
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 26, 2018 00:49
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California Leads Nation in Annual "State of Tobacco Control" Report English Increased Tax Revenue Improves State's Standing, Local Cities Step Up in Record Numbers

"This year, California began reaping the financial and health benefits of an increased tobacco tax," said Mark Johnson, Board Chair for the American Lung Association in California. "I've seen personally how effective it can be as one of my close relative
PR Newswire
added Jan 25, 2018 23:41
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[South Dakota] SD lawmaker pushing to raise state's minimum age to buy tobacco

A bill sponsored by state Rep. Leslie Heinemann, R-Flandreau, is on the horizon, one which would raise the age to purchase tobacco products in South Dakota from 18 to 21. And Heinemann, a dentist for 36 years with practices in Flandreau and Dell Rapids,
Worthington (MN) Daily Globe
added Jan 25, 2018 21:13
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American Lung Association: Wisconsin falling behind in efforts to reduce tobacco use

“Statewide, smoking rates have continued to decline to historic lows, yet tobacco use remains Wisconsin’s leading cause of preventable death and disease killing nearly 8,000 residents each year,” said Dona Wininsky, director of tobacco control and public
Wisconsin Gazette
added Jan 25, 2018 02:10
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Vermont should raise smoking age to 21 to reduce tobacco use

finds that Vermont was unable to move the ball on tobacco policy in 2017, and that elected officials must do more...Vermont’s grades show zero progress from last year and that Governor Scott and the state legislature must reprioritize tobacco control poli
Vermont Business Magazine
added Jan 25, 2018 02:09
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[Massachusetts, Rhode Island] VIDEO: American Lung Association gives mixed reports for R.I., Mass. tobacco policies

The ALA reports 1,800 Rhode Islanders die annually from tobacco use, along with 9,000 Massachusetts residents.
WPRI Fox 12 (East Providence, RI)
added Jan 25, 2018 02:09
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Health organizations push Delaware lawmakers to change smoking age to 21

95% of adult smokers have their first cigarette before 21 and almost 81% before the legal age of 18. That's why health organizations are pushing for Delaware law makers to change the smoking age from 18 to 21. ...Just today, the American Lung Associati
WMDT - TV (Salisbury, MD)
added Jan 25, 2018 02:09
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Report: Delaware lags with its efforts to reduce tobacco use

The First State, according to the organization, could improve its ranking by increasing the legal age for buying tobacco products from 18 to 21. Pennsylvania and Maryland also allow people 18 and older to buy tobacco, while the legal age is 21 in New Jer
WXDE Delaware 1059
added Jan 25, 2018 02:09
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ALA tobacco report: Georgia, South Carolina failing to make the grade

But for the 4th year in a row, no state passed smoke-free laws and only three states increased the tobacco tax. Take a look at our local report cards below. GEORGIA:
WSAV NBC Channel 3 (Savannah, GA)
added Jan 25, 2018 02:09
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[South Carolina] State leaders urged to pass policies on tobacco use

while South Carolina has taken significant steps to reduce tobacco use, with the increase in tobacco cessation coverage for Medicaid beneficiaries, elected officials must do more to save lives and ensure all South Carolina residents benefit.
WCIV-TV ABC-4 (Mount Pleasant, SC)
added Jan 25, 2018 02:06
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