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Why governments cannot afford Codentify to support their track and trace solutions

This study demonstrates the inefficiency of Codentify...Signatories to the ITP should reject Codentify due to both its low efficacy and its clear violation of the ITP’s requirement that T&T shall not be performed by or delegated to the tobacco industry or
Tobacco Control
added Jan 27, 2018 02:40
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California Leads Nation in Annual "State of Tobacco Control" Report English Increased Tax Revenue Improves State's Standing, Local Cities Step Up in Record Numbers

"This year, California began reaping the financial and health benefits of an increased tobacco tax," said Mark Johnson, Board Chair for the American Lung Association in California. "I've seen personally how effective it can be as one of my close relative
PR Newswire
added Jan 25, 2018 23:41
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why are 72% of smokers from lower-income communities?

Far from a coincidence, this statistic reveals a tobacco industry strategy to appeal to lower-income, less-educated consumers. Tobacco companies have targeted low-income populations in many ways over many years, creating smoking rate disparities that did
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 25, 2018 23:16
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“State of Tobacco Control” 2018 (PDF) (136pp)

As of 2016, 37.8 million adults, or 15.5 percent, were current smokers. To continue reducing rates of smoking and other tobacco use for all communities, especially those that have disproportionately higher smoking rates, we need states to dramatically
American Lung Association
added Jan 25, 2018 02:13
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'Uneven Progress' in U.S. Smoking Decline

The annual "State of Tobacco Control" ... gave the U.S. an A for its anti-tobacco mass media campaigns in 2017, but an F for both tobacco regulation and taxes. The nation earned a C for its health insurance coverage for cessation treatments. While some
U.S. News & World Report
added Jan 25, 2018 02:12
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American Lung Association: Wisconsin falling behind in efforts to reduce tobacco use

“Statewide, smoking rates have continued to decline to historic lows, yet tobacco use remains Wisconsin’s leading cause of preventable death and disease killing nearly 8,000 residents each year,” said Dona Wininsky, director of tobacco control and public
Wisconsin Gazette
added Jan 25, 2018 02:10
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Vermont should raise smoking age to 21 to reduce tobacco use

finds that Vermont was unable to move the ball on tobacco policy in 2017, and that elected officials must do more...Vermont’s grades show zero progress from last year and that Governor Scott and the state legislature must reprioritize tobacco control poli
Vermont Business Magazine
added Jan 25, 2018 02:09
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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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