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New York State Vapor Association Responds to Landmark E-Cigarette Report Issued by NASEM

believes keeping vapor products legal and easily accessible for adult smokers will benefit public health and this report supports that belief. The association's mission is to educate legislators and public policy administrators by providing valid scienti
PR Newswire
added Jan 25, 2018 23:39

“State of Tobacco Control” 2018 (PDF) (136pp)

As of 2016, 37.8 million adults, or 15.5 percent, were current smokers. To continue reducing rates of smoking and other tobacco use for all communities, especially those that have disproportionately higher smoking rates, we need states to dramatically
American Lung Association
added Jan 25, 2018 02:13

'Uneven Progress' in U.S. Smoking Decline

The annual "State of Tobacco Control" ... gave the U.S. an A for its anti-tobacco mass media campaigns in 2017, but an F for both tobacco regulation and taxes. The nation earned a C for its health insurance coverage for cessation treatments. While some
U.S. News & World Report
added Jan 25, 2018 02:12
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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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State of Tobacco report: Indiana failing to make the grade

More than one in five adults in Indiana smokes, and the state spends nearly $3 billion annually in tobacco-related health care costs, according to the American Lung Association's 2018 State of Tobacco Control report. The annual report continues to give
Gary (IN) Post-Tribune
added Jan 25, 2018 01:06
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[California] VIDEO: American Lung Association releases annual tobacco report, Bakersfield gets F

it doesn't paint a pretty picture for the city of Bakersfield or Kern County as a whole. According to the American Lung Association... The report claims that California has the best grades in the country thanks in part to the passage of Proposition 56, w
KERO 23ABC (The Bakersfield Channel)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:06
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Report: North Carolina could do more to prevent tobacco-related deaths

The organization's 2018 "State of Tobacco Control" states that North Carolina is significantly behind the nation in reducing tobacco use and that state lawmakers could do more to prevent the death and disease associated with tobacco.
WTVD ABC 11 (Durham, NC)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:06

[Massachusetts] Vaping As Lesser Evil: Boston Expert's Top Takeaways From Big E-Cig Report

WBUR spoke with Dr. Siegel about the new report, cigarettes versus e-cigarettes, and how he has been ostracized by his public health peers... I think the most important takeaway from the report is that if there are any long-term consequences [to vaping],
WBUR-FM (Boston, MA)
added Jan 24, 2018 17:35

Cigarette Smoking Rates in US Reach Historic Lows

"The good news is that these data are consistent with the declines in adult cigarette smoking that we’ve seen for several decades. These findings also show that more people are quitting, and those who continue to smoke are smoking less," according to Cor
Voice of America (
added Jan 24, 2018 17:12


Welcome to the CSP Tobacco Regulation Report, a c-store retailer’s one-stop shop for navigating the latest national rules and news—and what may be on the horizon. While regulatory activity at the state, city and local levels has ramped up in recent year
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jan 24, 2018 16:53
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