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Connecticut gets mixed grades on tobacco control

In addition to the F in prevention and control funding, the state received a C on its smokefree air policies, and a D in access to cessation services. Canovi said the last grade is somewhat misleading, as the way the lung association measures money spent
Connecticut Post
added Feb 3, 2016 22:19

American Lung Association gives Pennsylvania low grades for anti-tobacco efforts

The state's budget impasse has also hurt tobacco prevention and control in Pennsylvania, the association said. Funding for programs to reduce smoking has dried up as state lawmakers continue to negotiate a budget deal. "Pennsylvania is missing a clear op
Reading (PA) Eagle
added Feb 3, 2016 15:14

American Lung Association "State of Tobacco Control 2016" Report Finds California Failing in Efforts to Reduce Tobacco-Caused Death and Disease

While California earned a B for its smokefree air policies, the state received an F for its low tobacco taxes, an F for failing to sufficiently fund tobacco prevention and control programs, and an F for poor coverage of smoking cessation and treatment ser
PR Newswire
added Feb 3, 2016 14:07


Nearly 1 in 4 high school students in the U.S. use at least one tobacco product, including e-cigarettes, according to the 2014 National Youth Tobacco Survey 7.7 percent of middle school students use at least one tobacco product, including e-cigarettes.
American Lung Association
added Feb 3, 2016 14:05

Did your STATE make the GRADE?

American Lung Association
added Feb 3, 2016 14:02

[UK] Public health grant cuts 'will have major impact on NHS programmes'

NHS programmes to help people quit smoking could be hit by public health grant cuts
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 5, 2016 06:34

[Virginia] Roanoke Senator seeks to end Tobacco fund

A Roanoke Senator has introduced legislation to defund the Tobacco Commission and send the money to the Medicaid program. John Edwards...introduced a bill to repeal the enabling legislation of the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission. The bill also
Bland County (VA) Messenger
added Feb 2, 2016 14:40

Australian political donations: Who gave how much?

The Australian Electoral Commission has released the declared donations given to political parties in the 2012-13 ...Philip Morris Limited Liberal Party of Australia 56000 / Philip Morris Limited National Party of Australia 25880 / Philip Morris Limited
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Feb 2, 2016 14:21

[Australia] National Party accepted more than $10,000 from tobacco industry

Tobacco company Philip Morris donated $10,780 to the national party between 2014 and 2015, the latest donor report from the Australian Electoral Commission revealed on Monday, the Brisbane Times reports. The donation was made after former Prime Minister
ninemsn (au)
added Feb 2, 2016 14:15

[UK-Wales] Inmates at smoke free Wrexham super prison to be given gum and nicotine patches

Smoking will be banned in Welsh prisons from 2017 Wrexham super prison inmates could be given gum and nicotine patches to stop smoking – at a cost of over £12,000 a week to the North Wales heath service.
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Feb 2, 2016 14:06
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