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North Carolina shows slight improvement in anti-tobacco funding

A small legislative funding commitment toward tobacco-prevention initiatives was the catalyst for a small improvement in North Carolina’s ranking in an annual report. North Carolina improved from 47th to 43rd among the states in terms of how much it fund
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 16, 2017 17:00
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Report suggests Ohio could do better with smoking education

“Ohio received $1.3 billion in tobacco revenue this year but only spent $12.5 million, that’s less than one percent on tobacco prevention and cessation programs,” said John Schachter, with Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. That lack of spending puts Ohio
WKBN 27/FOX 17/62 (Youngstown, OH)
added Dec 15, 2017 20:31
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[Arkansas] State Capitol Week in Review From Senator Eddie Cheatham

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.
Salineriverchronicle.com
added Dec 15, 2017 20:31
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Report: Kansas not spending enough on tobacco prevention

In April 2017, Kansas received nearly $62 million from the 1998 settlement. According to the state’s budget committee chairman, State Rep. Troy Waymaster, about $42 million was put in the Children’s Initiative Fund, which was established using the settl
KSNT Channel 27 ( Topeka, KS)
added Dec 14, 2017 16:48
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A State-by-State Look at the 1998 Tobacco Settlement 19 Years Later

Despite receiving over $27 billion from the tobacco settlement and tobacco taxes, the states continue to severely underfund tobacco prevention and cessation programs proven to save lives and money. Since the states settled their lawsuits against the majo
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2017 00:20
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New Report: States Shortchange Tobacco Prevention Programs Proven to Save Lives and Health Care Dollars

The states this year will collect a record $27.5 billion in revenue from the 1998 tobacco settlement and tobacco taxes, but will spend less than 3 percent of it – $721.6 million – on programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according t
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2017 00:15
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National Report: Missouri Ranks 49th in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Missouri is spending just $48,500 this year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, which is less than one-tenth of one percent of the $72.9 million recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
PR Newswire
added Dec 13, 2017 23:57
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[Arkansas] Tobacco deal money to help 500 disabled Arkansans with home-based care

A law passed this year is providing 201 people with developmental disabilities with home-based services, such as help with daily living tasks, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Tuesday. An additional 299 people are expected to receive the services but must first
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Dec 13, 2017 14:02
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[Arkansas] Tobacco settlement money used to provide services to 200 Arkansans with disabilities

Money from Arkansas’ share of a tobacco lawsuit settlement is paying to help 201 Arkansans with developmental disabilities with daily living tasks in their homes, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said... Hutchinson gave an update on the state’s progress to the Arkans
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Dec 13, 2017 04:36
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Rural health: TSET’s goal is to improve the health of all Oklahomans

In Oklahoma, three behaviors – poor diet, tobacco use and sedentary lifestyle – contribute to four conditions – cardiovascular disease, cancer, chronic lower respiratory disease, and diabetes -- that cause 60 percent of deaths. These deaths can be preven
The Oklahoman
added Dec 11, 2017 17:37
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