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The Big Number: 38 Million / Despite its harm to health, millions of people still smoke

smoking is blamed for 1 of every 5 deaths in the United States each year, and it puts at risk not just those who smoke but also those who are exposed to secondhand smoke. The possible health effects of smoking are numerous, including lung disease and lung
Washington Post
added Feb 3, 2018 19:00

[Minnesota] Golden retrievers take part in study to fight cancer

enrolled their dogs into a national study, Morris Animal Foundation's Golden Retriever Lifetime Study...the study is getting closer to learning more about the connection with the dogs and cancer....6 percent of study dogs are exposed to secondhand smoke
Brainerd (MN) Daily Dispatch
added Feb 3, 2018 13:38

Altria Group giving $3,000 bonuses with tax windfall

AP - Associated Press
added Feb 3, 2018 00:43

[Virginia] Editorial: Altria delivers more good news from the GOP tax cuts

Now that companies are handing out bonuses and raises, liberal Democrats have realized they can no longer pretend the tax cut does nothing for the middle class. So they have shifted tactics. Pelosi has dismissed the raises and bonuses as “crumbs.” To som
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Feb 3, 2018 00:43

[Virginia] Altria Group will pay $3,000 bonus to all non-executive employees

said it also plans to set aside $35 million over three years for philanthropic programs in the communities where it has operations, focusing particularly on nonprofit programs in youth development and workforce preparedness. The money is in addition to th
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Feb 3, 2018 00:29
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How healthy is YOUR state? Map reveals tobacco-loving North Dakota has the highest rate of life-threatening illness - but its neighbors are fitter than anywhere else

North Dakota is the least healthy state with 12.4 percent of people living with an ailment More than a third of North Dakotans smoke tobacco, higher than the national average of 20 percent Life insurance applicants are overall healthier than the average
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 3, 2018 00:24

[Nebraska] Federal case over cigarette bootlegging law looms over Ho-Chunk raid

A dispute over a law designed to remedy interstate cigarette bootlegging was one of the flash points surrounding a federal raid on the Winnebago Indian Reservation this week. The tribe says the operation by several dozen agents of the federal Bureau of A
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Feb 2, 2018 18:33

CDC Report: Marlboro, Newport and Camel Are Three Most Popular Cigarette Brands Among Youth Smokers

This report is further evidence that Philip Morris and Reynolds American cannot be taken seriously when they claim to be reformed, responsible companies that don’t market to kids. Responsible companies wouldn’t have a corner on the youth cigarette market
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 2, 2018 16:56

[Alabama] WEISS: Should we just go ahead and ban smoking everywhere?

[FCTC] established a method called MPOWER in 2008 that aims to end the “global tobacco epidemic”...The way to do this is not by banning it all at once, but instead by monitoring use and prevention, protecting citizens from second-hand smoke, offering ways
added Feb 2, 2018 16:53

Who’s Still Smoking: Report Highlights Populations Still at Risk

“The high prevalence of cigarette smoking among vulnerable populations is one of the most pressing challenges facing the tobacco control community,” write the authors. “More attention to and support for promising novel interventions, in addition to new a
American Cancer Society
added Feb 2, 2018 15:59
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