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Survey: California slipping on anti-tobacco policies to fight cancer

Once a national leader in anti-tobacco efforts, California is slipping in some key measures, including its low cigarette tax...The study comes as California lawmakers are debating several contentious tobacco-related bills in special session. In Californi
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Aug 6, 2015 11:50

HOW DO YOU MEASURE UP? A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality (PDF)

By passing proven public health policies to prevent tobacco use and help those addicted quit, increase access to affordable health coverage for people with cancer and their families and promote patient access to palliative care that improves their qua
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN)
added Aug 6, 2015 11:41


How does your state measure up? SELECT STATE
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN)
added Aug 6, 2015 11:38

ACS CAN Releases 13th Annual How Do You Measure Up Report

From New Hampshire to Hawaii, state legislatures made important progress in saving lives from cancer during their 2015 legislative sessions. But, the news was not all good as many states are still failing to pass legislation that would prevent cancer, r
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN)
added Aug 6, 2015 11:37

New Report Shows Majority of States Missing Opportunities to Reduce Toll of Cancer

“Most states are failing to implement laws and policies that not only prevent cancer and save lives, but lower health care costs and generate revenue at the same time,” said Chris Hansen, president of ACS CAN. “By enacting evidence-based policies that en
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN)
added Aug 6, 2015 11:35

[California] ACS CAN Releases New Report Showing CA Slipping Way Behind on Cancer-Fighting Tobacco Policies

“What stands out is how backward California has become in preventing cancer caused by tobacco use...Infographics throughout the report compare states...This year’s tobacco tax rate map shows every state adjacent to California now has a tobacco tax that i
Business Wire
added Aug 6, 2015 11:33

[Minnesota] U doctor allegedly misled jury in Florida cancer case

Biel...denied that he had been hired by the tobacco corporation to testify in their favor and called being an expert witness a responsibility similar to serving on a jury. “If they don’t, then someone who’s not an expert fills that space, and you don’t
Minnesota Daily (UMN)
added Aug 5, 2015 20:09

These Doctors Were Paid To Testify That Smoking Doesn't Cause Cancer

A Vocativ investigation reveals the six ear, nose and throat doctors mentioned...we list the doctors, with select excerpts...Willard Bill Fee Jr. / MIchael H. Bertino / Ellis L Webster / Dr. Trina Espinola / Merill A. Biel / Kim R. Jones
added Aug 4, 2015 09:50

Unregulated E-Cigarettes Called Unacceptable by ASCO

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) stated that the lack of regulation of e-cigarettes is unacceptable and oncologists need to speak out on this issue. The effects of tobacco are something oncologists must deal with daily and, without regulatory
Cancer Therapy Advisor
added Jul 29, 2015 16:45

E-Cigarettes: Are Advocates Just Blowing Smoke?

Studies show that most smokers are killed not by cancer but by heart disease and non-cancer lung disease, said Glantz, who has done extensive research on the cardiovascular effects of tobacco. “E-cigarettes do deliver fewer carcinogens than conventional c
NIH Record
added Jul 29, 2015 16:41
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