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[Kentucky] Former tobacco barns repurposed for anti-smoking message

The mural is one of two on iconic tobacco barns that the state of Kentucky has paid for using federal grant money to help drive home the anti-smoking message. It is part of a campaign targeting the state with one of the highest smoking rates in the count
WHIO-TV Channel 7 (Dayton, OH)
added Dec 25, 2017 23:03
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Congress Shouldn’t Sacrifice Disease Prevention Fund to Pay for Other Health Initiatives

While we support funding for CHIP and community health centers, it is irresponsible and unnecessary for this legislation to pay for these programs by once again cutting the Prevention and Public Health Fund, which is critical to addressing many of the big
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:59
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[Illinois] Raoul rivals call for him to return $100K in tobacco money

Rivals of Democratic attorney general hopeful Kwame Raoul are ripping his decision to accept $100,000 in donations from companies controlled by a tobacco mogul, after the tobacco firms repeatedly clashed with the attorney general's office over payments u
Crain's Chicago Business
added Dec 22, 2017 01:38
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$1 million grant expands efforts to fight tobacco addiction in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation, in conjunction with the UW Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention, is pleased to announce a $1 million grant award from the Wisconsin Partnership Program. The grant will be provided over five years to First
Wisconsin Gazette
added Dec 22, 2017 01:37
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[Maine] Advocates call for increased tobacco prevention funding

Teen smoking rates are on the rise in Maine, leading health advocacy groups to call for the state to use more of the money it receives from a federal tobacco settlement to fund tobacco prevention.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 22, 2017 01:31
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EDITORIAL: Why aren’t Missouri and Kansas spending tobacco settlement money on helping smokers kick the habit?

Missouri’s reluctance to spend any money to help people stop smoking is fiscally irresponsible... The state has more smokers than other states because it encourages the habit. The state’s tobacco tax — just 17 cents per pack — is the lowest in the nation
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Dec 18, 2017 16:21
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Arkansas Senate: Tobacco Settlement funds spend many ways to improve health in Arkansas

At the December meeting of the Arkansas Tobacco Settlement Commission the governor made a surprise appearance. He wanted to thank commissioners for their help in providing home care and services to about 500 people with developmental disabilities.
Magnolia (AR) Reporter
added Dec 18, 2017 16:10
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[New Jersey] Christie signs laws to fund anti-tobacco efforts, make birth control more accessible

The outgoing Republican governor also signed another health-related law, this one dedicating a small mount of tax revenue to fund smoking cessation programs. Christie gutted most state-funded anti-smoking efforts early in his first term.
NJ.com
added Dec 18, 2017 15:03
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Tennessee ranks 34th for smoking prevention funding nationwide

The state spends a little more than $6 million annually to prevent people from picking up the habit and convincing current smokers to drop it... State funding also pales in comparison to the whopping $428.7 million generated in total revenue from tobacco
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Dec 17, 2017 12:50
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[New Jersey] One Percent of NJ Tobacco Tax Revenue Will Go to Anti-Smoking Initiatives

Christie on Friday approved legislation to divert one percent of all tax revenue from sales of cigarettes and other tobacco products to the State Department of Health to fund programs to combat use. That appropriation will generate between $6 and $7 mill
New York Observer
added Dec 16, 2017 20:03
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