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[West Virginia] Letter: Tobacco Prevention Program zeroed out before settlement

In 1994, when I was hired by the West Virginia Tobacco Control Program... We would still be receiving that $70 million today, until 2023, if we had not sold out. Which brings me to another sad piece of news. West Virginia’s Tobacco Prevention Program, w
Charleston (WV) Sunday Gazette-Mail
added Sep 1, 2017 01:02
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban in public housing is the right thing to do

This is not the time to get into the pathology of nicotine addiction but it’s fair to assume that dedicated smokers will attempt to run afoul of the new policy. It’s one thing to have a policy; enforcing it is another matter. To that end, the housing a
Lancaster Online (Lancaster Newspapers)
added Sep 1, 2017 01:02
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[South Dakota] EDITORIAL: Administration is overstepping its boundaries in regards to tobacco ban

The Collegian Editorial Board feels the university’s decision to ignore Students’ Association’s vote and pass an all-tobacco ban is administrative overreach... All this policy will manage to accomplish is alienating tobacco and E-Cigarette users from the
South Dakota State University (SDSU) Collegian
added Aug 31, 2017 16:05
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[Ohio] Butts in Seats, Not the Ground: UA Goes Tobacco Free

on July 1, The University of Akron became a smoke and tobacco-free campus making it one of almost 2,000 college campuses across the United States that have instituted the same or similar policies. In Ohio, the University is joined by major learning instit
The Buchtelite (University of Akron)
added Aug 31, 2017 16:02
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[California] Moving Closer to a Smokefree L.A.

As part of their project, UCLA Center for Health and Policy Research is partnering with community-based organizations to take steps toward expanding smokefree apartment living in the city of Los Angeles. The project will reduce secondhand smoke exposure
Los Angeles Sentinel
added Aug 31, 2017 15:48
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[Illinois, Missouri] Metro will become smoke-free on September 5

Beginning on September 5, smoking of any kind, including e-cigarettes, will be banned at all Metro transit center locations in Missouri and Illinois. In addition to MetroBus and MetroLink trains, the ban will apply to all MetroLink stations and platform
KMOV-TV (St. Louis, MO)
added Aug 31, 2017 15:33
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[Michigan] A Word from Dr. Pfenninger about third-hand smoke

And now we have e-cigarettes. The potential for third-hand smoke problems is there also and have yet to be studied. The Food and Drug Administration noted that there has been no overall decline in tobacco use in the last five years in adolescents and you
Midland (MI) Daily News
added Aug 31, 2017 15:32
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[Kansas] Getting a clear picture of patient smoking quit rates

According to a recent study led by The University of Kansas Cancer Center researchers, a high proportion of smokers enrolled in bedside tobacco cessation programs who said they had quit were misreporting their smoking status. Kimber Richter, PhD, MPH,
University of Kansas
added Aug 30, 2017 21:01
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[North Carolina] 50 Things We love About Reynolda

Shortly after her marriage to tobacco tycoon R.J. Reynolds, Katharine began making plans to build a lavish “country estate” just north of town—one that would be equal parts stunning and sensible. She envisioned the estate to be completely self-sustaining
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 30, 2017 20:53
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[New York] CRUDELE: Raising the price of cigarettes only helps bootleg providers

There is a method to the mayor’s madness and it’s political. If fewer NY-taxed cigarettes are sold, de Blasio can claim that smoking is dropping, even if smokers are really only shifting to bootlegged cigarettes.
New York Post
added Aug 30, 2017 19:52
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