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A State-by-State Look at the 1998 Tobacco Settlement 20 Years Later: Executive Summary (PDF)

This year’s report finds that, once again, most states get a failing grade and are spending a small fraction of their tobacco revenues to fight tobacco use and the enormous public health problems it causes. In the current budget year, Fiscal Year
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2018 15:35

BROKEN PROMISES TO OUR CHILDREN / A State-by-State Look at the 1998 Tobacco Settlement 20 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.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2018 15:27
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New Report: 20 Years After Tobacco Settlement, States Still Shortchanging Prevention Programs That Save Lives and Health Care Dollars

States Challenged to Close Big Gaps in Who Still Smokes, Confront Youth E-Cigarette Epidemic
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2018 15:24
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[Connecticut, Tennessee] National Report: West Virginia Tied for Last in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

West Virginia has budgeted zero state funds for programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit and is tied for last nationwide in funding...joins Connecticut and Tennessee as the only states that provide no state funding for tobacco prevent
PR Newswire
added Dec 14, 2018 15:19
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FDA to Hold Public Hearing on Youth E-Cigarette Cessation

On December 5, 2018, FDA will hold a public hearing to discuss its efforts to eliminate youth e-cigarette and other tobacco product use. One of the objectives of the hearing is to obtain the public’s perspectives on whether there is a need for drug therap
Lexology (uk)
added Dec 14, 2018 15:04
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Low-income, rural kids at greater risk of smoke exposure

Researchers found that about 15% of children had levels of a byproduct formed when the body breaks down nicotine that was similar to adult smokers
Crain's New York Business
added Dec 14, 2018 14:14

[Philippines] Cigarette price at P20 per stick can stop youth from smoking

Thirty-year-old Robbie told Philippine News Agency (PNA) that he started smoking when he entered high school at an all-boys school out of curiosity and peer pressure. “I started smoking since I was 13. Pero, naging regular ‘yung paninigarilyo ko nung col
Philippine Canadian Inquirer (ca)
added Dec 14, 2018 04:48
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Using graphic warning labels to counter effects of social cues and brand imagery in cigarette advertising

Graphic warnings outperformed text-only warnings in reducing visual attention to the advertisement, generating visual attention to the warning and arousing more negative affect. Graphic warnings also reduced the appeal of cigarette brands among youth rel
Health Education Research
added Dec 14, 2018 04:44
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[New Zealand] ACT lashes out over proposed smoking-at-home ban

The ACT Party has rubbished a suggestion the Government could ban smoking inside homes. Louisa Wall made the suggestion to Newshub on Wednesday, saying it could be the next step after banning smoking in cars with children. Government divided over possibl
Newshub (nz)
added Dec 14, 2018 04:41

[California] E-cigarettes could lead to serious, long-term lung damage, lung specialist says

This epidemic holds the potential to cause serious health problems to both young and mature users, says Laren Tan, MD, a pulmonologist and asthmatologist at Loma Linda University Health.  “The damage caused by e-cigarettes, both in minors and adults, can
Loma Linda University Health
added Dec 14, 2018 03:13
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