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[California] Tobacco Prevention Weak in S.B. County

Tobacco prevention efforts are weak in California and most of Santa Barbara County, according to national and regional reports by the nonprofit American Lung Association (ALA). The organization, dedicated to reducing tobacco-related disease and death, re
Santa Barbara (CA) Independent
added Feb 6, 2016 22:16
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[California] VIDEO: Health Leaders Call for Tobacco Tax Increase

California and Missouri are the only states in the nation that have not raised tobacco taxes since 1999... Felix says not a single city in Fresno, Kings, or Tulare counties adopted new tobacco control policies in 2015. "It's an opportunity to encourage
KSEE 24 (Fresno, CA)
added Feb 5, 2016 21:37
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LETTER to Dept. of Justice re: BAT in Africa (PDF)

We request the Department of Justice investigate BAT's alleged bribery to determine whether it violated the terms of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. On November 30, 2015, a British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) documentary 2 revealed that BAT alleged
Corporate Accountability International
added Feb 5, 2016 21:29
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[Africa] EP. DOGGETT AND SEN. BLUMENTHAL LEAD CALL FOR DOJ INVESTIGATION OF BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO

Following multiple reports of widespread and systematic bribery of politicians and policymakers across Central and East Africa by British American Tobacco (BAT), U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) and U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) are calli
Corporate Accountability International
added Feb 5, 2016 21:27
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Texas Gets Failing Grade for Lack of Tobacco-Control Laws, Programs

"Texas did fail in all four categories," she said. "The one thing I want to point out about Texas is, it does not have a comprehensive statewide law. So, Texas is one of 22 states that has yet to fully protect citizens from secondhand smoke."
Public News Service (PNS)
added Feb 5, 2016 20:39
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Utah Gets Mixed Grades on Tobacco-Control Programs

Lung Association says Utah does a good job of protecting its citizens from secondhand smoke, but rates poorly in other areas of tobacco control. In a recent report, Utah received an "F" in both smoking prevention and programs to help smokers quit, and a
Public News Service (PNS)
added Feb 5, 2016 20:38
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Wisconsin failed in tobacco prevention funding, according to report State received A for smoke-free air

Wisconsin received the worst rating for funding and accessibility to programs which help tobacco users quit, according to the State of Tobacco Control 2016 report. Currently Wisconsin’s prevention and cessation program funding amounts to only 13.2 perce
Badger Herald
added Feb 5, 2016 20:37
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[Australia] BARNSLEY: Litvinenko, Polonium-210: tobacco products are toxic and should be “recalled”.

Below, public health researcher Kathryn Barnsley discusses why a complete recall of tobacco products, far from being a laughable prospect, is well overdue... We should support the tobacco free generation proposal that would phase out the sale of tobacco
Croakey (au)
added Feb 5, 2016 14:19
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[California] All but 3 Orange County cities receive failing grades for regulation of smoking, tobacco sales

The report looked at "emerging products," which include e-cigarettes. Costa Mesa is the latest Orange County city to regulate them, joining Anaheim, Buena Park, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Seal Beach and Westminster, according to the American Lung Associ
Orange County (CA) Register
added Feb 5, 2016 06:47
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[California] HEALTH: Few Inland cities pass lung association's tobacco test

B – Hemet, Murrieta, Temecula C – Banning, Beaumont, Calimesa, Corona, Eastvale, Jurupa Valley, Moreno Valley, Riverside, Wildomar, unincorporated areas D – Canyon Lake, Lake Elsinore, Menifee, Norco, Perris, San Jacinto
Riverside (CA) Press-Enterprise
added Feb 5, 2016 06:45
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