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[Massachusetts, New York, Vermont] ALA 2018 Tobacco Report: NY 'Stalled.' MA, VT 'Best Grades Overall'

while New York has taken significant steps to reduce tobacco use, including the recent inclusion of electronic cigarettes in the state’s Clean Indoor Air Act, more than 28,000 New Yorkers will die this year from tobacco use. "Despite the progresses made
WAMC/Northeast Public Radio (Albany, NY)
added Jan 26, 2018 00:01

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

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

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
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