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Indiana Fails American Lung Association Tobacco Report

an “F” grade for funding of state tobacco prevention programs, the level of state tobacco taxes, coverage and access to services to quit tobacco, and the minimum age for the sale of tobacco. The state’s highest grade was a C for the strength of its smoke-
Eagle Radio 99.3 FM WSCH (Lawrenceburg, IN)
added Jan 26, 2017 17:34

Florida receives failing grades on tobacco report

The association issued grades in five categories, and Florida failed in four of them. The F’s were in tobacco prevention and cessation funding, which means money dedicated to helping people quit, access to those services, tobacco taxes, and tobacco usag
WESH NewsChannel 2 (Orlando, FL)
added Jan 25, 2017 21:41

VIDEO: American Lung Association gives Connecticut a ‘D’ on report card

A B, a C, a D and two Fs. Not what you want to see on your kid’s report card, and not want lung health advocates want to see when it comes to the tobacco policies of the state of Connecticut.
WTNH-DT Channel 8 (New Haven, CT)
added Jan 25, 2017 18:20
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[New York] NY tobacco use report card: ‘A’ for clean air, ‘F’ on programs

New York has received an A for the strength of its smoke-free laws but garnered mixed grades — including a couple of D’s and an F — in the American Lung Association’s annual report card on tobacco use and smoking-related policies.
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Jan 25, 2017 18:18

Colorado gets an 'A' for smoke-free air, 'F' for tobacco prevention and cessation funding

The American Lung Association in Colorado released a list of actions they are asking to be taken by elected officials or voters to reduce tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke including: increasing the tobacco tax that currently stands at 70 cents
KOAA NBC 5/30 (Colo. Springs/Pueblo, CO)
added Jan 25, 2017 18:04

Federal, State Leaders Disregard Proven Ways to Prevent, Reduce Tobacco Use and Save Lives, Finds American Lung Association Tobacco Report

The American Lung Association's 15th annual "State of Tobacco Control" report finds that much more needs to be done to prevent our nation's youth from a lifetime of tobacco addiction. The report shows that some key actions were taken at the federal and s
American Lung Association
added Jan 25, 2017 15:26

Tripling tobacco taxes: Key for achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals by 2030

How can greater reductions in smoking be achieved in the next decade and contribute to reaching the health and social targets of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030? We review some key issues in the epidemiology and economics of global tob
Peking Press (au)
added Jan 25, 2017 15:02

[UK-Scotland] DEATH THREAT GPs telling smokers how soon they will die ‘makes them three times more likely to quit’

In a study, smokers were sent personalised letters spelling out life expectancy based on their own medical records. The predicted lifespan was compared with healthy non-smokers the same age. But would-be quitters were also told how many years they coul
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Jan 25, 2017 14:47

[UK] NNA asking for permission to intervene on the SNUS ban

A spokesperson for the New Nicotine Alliance (NNA)...the organization is appealing to the High Court in London, asking "for permission to act as an independent intervenor in the Swedish Match application to challenge the ban on snus".
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jan 27, 2017 16:58

[Canada] PICARD: The health hazards of vaping are overblown

In other words, harm is reduced. Yet public-health officials are quite divided on vaping. Far too many have embraced an abstinence-only approach rather than a harm-reduction philosophy. This is curious because no one knows better than public-health exper
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jan 25, 2017 18:57
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