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Georgia receives low score in American Lung Association report on tobacco prevention

But Georgia is lagging behind even as the rest of the country moves on... The organization graded the state on five criteria: funding for tobacco prevention programs, strength of smoke-free workplace laws, level of state tobacco taxes, access of service
Columbus (GA) Ledger-Enquirer
added Jan 25, 2018 01:29

[New York] Youth air Big Tobacco's 'dirty laundry'

Clyde-Savannah and Waterloo Reality Check youth are on a mission to “air the dirty laundry” of large tobacco industries. The youth investigated the details of the long awaited court order to expose the truth about tobacco marketing. Working with the toba
Finger Lakes (NY) Times
added Jan 25, 2018 01:08


This year’s “State of Tobacco Control” finds Gov. Roy Cooper and the North Carolina General Assembly are failing to enact proven policies that will reduce tobacco use, exposure to secondhand smoke and save lives: Funding for State Tobacco Prevention Pro
Spectrum News
added Jan 25, 2018 01:07
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State of Tobacco report: Indiana failing to make the grade

More than one in five adults in Indiana smokes, and the state spends nearly $3 billion annually in tobacco-related health care costs, according to the American Lung Association's 2018 State of Tobacco Control report. The annual report continues to give
Gary (IN) Post-Tribune
added Jan 25, 2018 01:06
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[California] VIDEO: American Lung Association releases annual tobacco report, Bakersfield gets F

it doesn't paint a pretty picture for the city of Bakersfield or Kern County as a whole. According to the American Lung Association... The report claims that California has the best grades in the country thanks in part to the passage of Proposition 56, w
KERO 23ABC (The Bakersfield Channel)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:06
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Report: North Carolina could do more to prevent tobacco-related deaths

The organization's 2018 "State of Tobacco Control" states that North Carolina is significantly behind the nation in reducing tobacco use and that state lawmakers could do more to prevent the death and disease associated with tobacco.
WTVD ABC 11 (Durham, NC)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:06
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[Connecticut] State gets dismal report card on tobacco control

The report points to several weak spots in Connecticut for which the state received an F, including the lack of state funding for tobacco prevention programs. According to the report, the state is one of only two in the nation that provide no money for t
Danbury (CT) News-Times
added Jan 25, 2018 01:06

[Connecticut] State gets dismal report card on tobacco control

Connecticut got unimpressive grades — including two Fs — for its tobacco policies in the American Lung Association’s annual “State of Tobacco Control” report. The report, now in its 16th year, grades states and the federal government on policies aimed a
Danbury (CT) News-Times
added Jan 25, 2018 01:05

[Massachusetts] Vaping As Lesser Evil: Boston Expert's Top Takeaways From Big E-Cig Report

WBUR spoke with Dr. Siegel about the new report, cigarettes versus e-cigarettes, and how he has been ostracized by his public health peers... I think the most important takeaway from the report is that if there are any long-term consequences [to vaping],
WBUR-FM (Boston, MA)
added Jan 24, 2018 17:35

Cigarette Smoking Rates in US Reach Historic Lows

"The good news is that these data are consistent with the declines in adult cigarette smoking that we’ve seen for several decades. These findings also show that more people are quitting, and those who continue to smoke are smoking less," according to Cor
Voice of America (
added Jan 24, 2018 17:12
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