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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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Fort Worth Delivers Tremendous Victory for Smoke-Free Air

Residents and visitors alike will now be able to enjoy all that Fort Worth has to offer while enjoying clean air. Service industry employees, in particular, won't be forced to choose between earning a paycheck and breathing smoke-free air. Fort Worth, wh
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2017 00:14
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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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[Idaho] Letter: The number one killer drug ($$)

An international drug cartel with a retail outlet in Moscow is pushing - to children - the number one killer drug, in an open display at child level, hidden behind the last cash register, in that Moscow store. We all know that getting drugs into the hands
Moscow-Pullman Daily News
added Dec 13, 2017 14:09
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[UK] Smokers in Lancashire encouraged to give children the gift of healthy lungs

The Quit Squad, Lancashire’s stop smoking service, is encouraging people in Lancashire to consider the dangers of passive smoking and make a Smoke Free Pledge this Christmas. Gareth Beck from the Quit Squad said second hand smoke is particularly dangero
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 13, 2017 14:07
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[UK-Scotland] Senior midwife backs bid for all babies to be born free from effects of tobacco

Scotland’s most senior midwife has called for every baby to be born free from the effects of smoke following figures showing smoking in pregnancy has fallen to the lowest level on record. Official Scottish Government statistics show the number of expect
Press Association (uk)
added Dec 13, 2017 13:53
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[UK] Call for more hospital beds to cope with winter breathing difficulties

The report from the British Lung Foundation says more and more people are ending up in an already hard-pressed A&Es because of the increase in breathing problems caused by air pollution, an ageing population and the long-term effects of heavy smoking.
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 13, 2017 13:52
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E-cigarette use as a predictor of cigarette smoking: results from a 1-year follow-up of a national sample of 12th grade students [FREE FULL TEXT]

These results contribute to the growing body of evidence supporting vaping as a one-way bridge to cigarette smoking among youth. Vaping as a risk factor for future smoking is a strong, scientifically-based rationale for restricting youth access to e-cigar
Tobacco Control
added Dec 13, 2017 05:04
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[Michigan] Health department program to reduce smoking, reduce SIDS

Local health department officials hope a new program aimed at decreasing smoking by pregnant women, new moms and others living in the home will also reduce infant death. Smoking is a leading cause of fetal and infant morbidity and mortality in the United
Ionia (MI) Sentinel-Standard
added Dec 13, 2017 04:38
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[UK-Scotland] Top Scots midwife joins campaign for every baby to be born smoke-free

SCOTLAND’S most senior midwife has called for every baby to be born free from the effects of smoke as figures show smoking in pregnancy has fallen to the lowest level on record. Scottish Government statistics show the number of expectant mothers who iden
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 13, 2017 04:36
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