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Report: Minnesota should step up its commitment to helping adults quit, keeping youth from smoking

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of Minnesota's leading health organizations, reacted to findings from a national report that Minnesota will spend only $22 million (from state and private sources) this year on tobacco prevention and c
PR Newswire
added Dec 14, 2016 21:41
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Broken Promises to Our Children: A State-by-State Look at the 1998 State Tobacco Settlement 18 Years Later (PDF) (142pp)

This year’s report finds, once again, that nearly every state gets a failing grade and is spending only a miniscule portion of tobacco revenues to fight tobacco use and the enormous public health problems it causes...are spending less than two cents of
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2016 19:46
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Medicare to Cover Lung Cancer Screening for Long-Time Smokers

Annual lung cancer screenings for long-term smokers may soon be covered by Medicare, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Monday. The reimbursement proposal would cover annual CT scans for people aged 55 to 74 with a smokin
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 10, 2014 22:02
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[Bulgaria, Europe] EU To Give Money For Tobacco

As the Committee on Agriculture of the EU adopted a proposal for the removal of tobacco from the ban list for subsidized crops, 2014 Bulgarian tobacco will receive EU co-payments from 2014, the minister explained.
Standart News (bg)
added Jan 26, 2013 05:54
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[Canada] Smoke-Free Alberta asks: Why hasn't all of the Smoking Reduction Act been enacted?

A letter Monday from the Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta to Health Minister Sarah Hoffman asks why the NDP Government continues to put off full implementation of the Tobacco and Smoking Reduction Act, passed three years ago by the Progressive Conservat
rabble.ca
added Nov 28, 2016 01:22
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[Florida] Castor to file bill allowing premium cigarmakers to donate stogies to troops

Premium cigar makers who want to donate stogies to U.S. troops serving abroad should be exempt from federal rules that prohibit charitable contributions of tobacco products. Or so says U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Tampa, responding to a Tampa Bay Times sto
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Aug 31, 2016 16:12
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[Pennsylvania] $2-per-pack cigarette tax for schools is finally approved

The Pennsylvania Senate this afternoon approved, 39-11, a long-debated $2-per-pack cigarette tax for Philadelphia to help close the School District's budget gap. Gov. Corbett promptly announced that he would sign the bill. Signing will take place at 11:3
Philadelphia Public School Notebook
added Sep 24, 2014 18:24
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SCHOW: The FDA is coming for your premium cigars

"These new FDA rules are more than a nuisance," Bufkin wrote. "They are potentially fatal to the premium cigar industry as we know it, and to the culture of handmade cigar-smoking so many of us now enjoy. Almost inevitably, manufacturers will massively c
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Oct 8, 2016 19:45
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[New Jersey] N.J. ranked worst in nation for trying to keep kids from smoking

by allocating no state funding to discourage tobacco use, New Jersey does nothing to prevent an estimated 11,800 deaths every year that can be directly attributed to smoking, according to the Tobacco Free Kids Campaign.
NJ.com
added Dec 17, 2016 06:56
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H.R.5955 - Restore Charitable Contributions of Premium Cigars to the Troops Act of 2016

Sponsor: Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14] (Introduced 09/08/2016) Committees: House - Energy and Commerce Latest Action: 09/08/2016 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Introduced
Congress.gov
added Sep 9, 2016 18:23
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