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[Massachusetts, Rhode Island] VIDEO: American Lung Association gives mixed reports for R.I., Mass. tobacco policies

The ALA reports 1,800 Rhode Islanders die annually from tobacco use, along with 9,000 Massachusetts residents.
WPRI Fox 12 (East Providence, RI)
added Jan 25, 2018 02:09
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Health organizations push Delaware lawmakers to change smoking age to 21

95% of adult smokers have their first cigarette before 21 and almost 81% before the legal age of 18. That's why health organizations are pushing for Delaware law makers to change the smoking age from 18 to 21. ...Just today, the American Lung Associati
WMDT - TV (Salisbury, MD)
added Jan 25, 2018 02:09
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Report: Delaware lags with its efforts to reduce tobacco use

The First State, according to the organization, could improve its ranking by increasing the legal age for buying tobacco products from 18 to 21. Pennsylvania and Maryland also allow people 18 and older to buy tobacco, while the legal age is 21 in New Jer
WXDE Delaware 1059
added Jan 25, 2018 02:09
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ALA tobacco report: Georgia, South Carolina failing to make the grade

But for the 4th year in a row, no state passed smoke-free laws and only three states increased the tobacco tax. Take a look at our local report cards below. GEORGIA:
WSAV NBC Channel 3 (Savannah, GA)
added Jan 25, 2018 02:09
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[South Carolina] State leaders urged to pass policies on tobacco use

while South Carolina has taken significant steps to reduce tobacco use, with the increase in tobacco cessation coverage for Medicaid beneficiaries, elected officials must do more to save lives and ensure all South Carolina residents benefit.
WCIV-TV ABC-4 (Mount Pleasant, SC)
added Jan 25, 2018 02:06
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California Leads Nation In Tobacco Control, But Los Angeles Gets “C” Grade

California leads the nation in its tobacco control policies, but in a community-by-community breakdown, Los Angeles and Long Beach only get Cs, the American Lung Association said Wednesday in its State of Tobacco Control 2018 report.
LAWestMedia.com
added Jan 25, 2018 02:05
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Utah gets mixed marks on tobacco report card.

State funded programs - F State tobacco taxes - F Smoke-free workplace laws - A Tobacco quit services - C Minimum tobacco age - D
KUTV CBS 2 (Salt Lake City, UT)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:56
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[California] Bakersfield receives 'F' in tobacco control report card

Kern County, meanwhile, did not do so well. Arvin and Tehachapi had the highest grades in the county each scoring a "C." Bakersfield, Ridgecrest, and Maricopa all received an "F" for overall tobacco control. California City, Delano, McFarland, Shafte
KGET 17 (Bakersfield, CA)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:55
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Ohio’s tobacco prevention efforts get mostly Fs

Although the state earned an A for the strength of its smoke-free workplace laws, it got low marks in other areas, including three Fs....The F grades were for the level of funding for tobacco prevention programs, the level of state tobacco taxes and for a
Dayton (OH) Daily News
added Jan 25, 2018 01:50
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Ohio gets mixed grades in new State of Tobacco Control report

giving Ohio an A, D and three Fs....“Tobacco use is a serious addiction, and the fact that 22.5 percent of Ohio residents are current smokers highlights how much work remains to be done in our communities to prevent and reduce tobacco use.”
Akron (OH) Beacon Journal
added Jan 25, 2018 01:49
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