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[Massachusetts] Brodeur: Still fighting for smoking prevention

While we have made tremendous progress in smoking prevention, we have to keep fighting. The cost in human suffering and taxpayer burden is too high to try anything less. If you need help quitting, there are many private and public resources available to h
Wicked Local (MA)
added Dec 7, 2015 21:24

[Maryland] JBA boosts tobacco cessation to 60 percent

Goff motivated the runners during a kickoff announcement citing that during the past five years tobacco usage on Joint Base Andrews has decreased by 60 percent. “We’ve been trying to decrease tobacco use and decrease supportive environments since my arri
added Nov 27, 2015 15:32

[North Carolina] Poe Center: Unregulated e-cigs creating next generation of nicotine addicts

Now for the bad news: For the first time ever, teens are smoking e-cigarettes more than traditional cigarettes, and there has been rapid rate at which teenagers who have no previous history of smoking have embraced the devices. Current use of electronic
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Nov 28, 2015 20:29

[Washington] News: Cold Turkey Trot actively promotes Great American Smokout at Naval Hospital Bremerton

Cold Turkey Trot 5K participants take off on the fun run as part of Naval Hospital Bremerton's Great American Smokeout campaign to reach staff and beneficiary smokers to use the date and make a plan to quit, or plan in advance and then quit smoking that
Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS)
added Nov 20, 2015 19:20

[Kansas] Smoking cessation

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment partners in the effort by encouraging residents to take part. KDHE also offers cessation support, provides a toll-free hotline (1-800-QUIT-NOW) as well as a website full of information (
Hays (KS) Daily News
added Nov 20, 2015 19:18
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[Missouri] 'Clear MO Air': Local teens participate in tobacco-free training

SIKESTON -- Area high schoolers gathered to learn about tobacco use and secondhand smoke and ways to keep their communities healthier Thursday during a Tobacco Free Missouri Youth training. The "Clear MO Air" training, which happened to fall on the Great
Sikeston (MO) Standard Democrat
added Nov 20, 2015 03:12

[South Dakota] Five years after smoking ban, opinions mixed

Five years after South Dakota voters overwhelmingly approved a ban on smoking in restaurants, bars and casinos, the issue remains divisive, with proponents lauding the improved health of state residents, and detractors claiming the ban led to a business d
Rapid City (SD) Journal
added Nov 19, 2015 18:00

[South Dakota] NORD: YOURS: State's smoke-free law saves many lives

Today is the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, but tomorrow is just as good a day to quit and every day is a good day to enjoy a smoke-free workplace in South Dakota.
Rapid City (SD) Journal
added Nov 19, 2015 17:03

IMBODEN: California tobacco tax hike will save lives: Guest commentary

Join me and ACS CAN this Great American Smokeout. Get others to vote like a champion because our young people are worth it. California needs to shake its tarnished image when it comes to preventing and stopping tobacco use.
Los Angeles Daily News
added Nov 19, 2015 15:47

[Kansas, Missouri] EDITORIAL: KC and KCK should raise legal age to 21 to reduce teenage smoking

The timing couldn’t be better for two area cities on Thursday to vote on raising the legal age from 18 to 21 to purchase tobacco products and e-cigarettes. Thursday is the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout. It’s also when the Kansas City
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Nov 20, 2015 17:57
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