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Connecticut gets mixed grades on tobacco control

In addition to the F in prevention and control funding, the state received a C on its smokefree air policies, and a D in access to cessation services. Canovi said the last grade is somewhat misleading, as the way the lung association measures money spent
Connecticut Post
added Feb 3, 2016 22:19

[Asia-pacific] TPP Partners' Letter to Congress (PDF)

Our organizations believe that protecting the right of TPP countries to implement nondiscriminatory tobacco control policies to protect the health of their citizens free of direct tobacco company challenges is critical, and that is exactly what the TPP
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 3, 2016 21:56

LETTER: Laboratories of Democracy

Our Constitution established the framework for state and local jurisdictions to act as laboratories of democracy...When cities experiment with novel ideas aimed at, for example, reducing tobacco use...they ensure a stronger democracy and better health for
New York Times
added Feb 3, 2016 21:43

[UK] Dr Felicity Harvey to retire from Department of Health

has overseen legislation to standardise tobacco packaging and ban smoking in cars with children. In
Civil Service World (uk)
added Feb 3, 2016 20:39

[New York] Lung Association: Raise the age limit for tobacco purchases

No one younger than age 21 should be allowed to buy cigarettes or other tobacco products in New York. That's just one of the strategies the American Lung Association is proposing to lower the death and disability toll and the economic costs of smoking in
Utica (NY) Observer-Dispatch
added Feb 3, 2016 15:16

American Lung Association gives Pennsylvania low grades for anti-tobacco efforts

The state's budget impasse has also hurt tobacco prevention and control in Pennsylvania, the association said. Funding for programs to reduce smoking has dried up as state lawmakers continue to negotiate a budget deal. "Pennsylvania is missing a clear op
Reading (PA) Eagle
added Feb 3, 2016 15:14

MPAA gives new Coen Bros. film Hail Cesar! a "smoking" label then rates it for kids (PG-13)

has been rated “PG-13 for some suggestive content and smoking."...The MPAA began adding “smoking” descriptors – small-print labels – to its ratings of a small fraction of wide-release movies with tobacco imagery in 2007. Through 2014, 88 percent of top-gr
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 3, 2016 14:55

[Asia-pacific] ACS: TPP Approval Letters to Congress (PDF)

I write to encourage your vote in support of the agreement. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network supports approval of the TPP because of the historic provision it contains to protect lifesaving tobacco control measures from tobacco indust
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
added Feb 3, 2016 14:31

[Asia-pacific] Trade Reps to Sign Trans-Pacific Partnership with Historic Tobacco Control Provision on World Cancer Day

Froman will join 11 other trade ministers in Auckland, New Zealand, this week to sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)... “For far too long the tobacco industry has worked to undermine efforts around the world to encourage smokers to quit and prevent t
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
added Feb 3, 2016 14:28

New report on tobacco control gives Oklahoma poor grades, including F for taxes

Oklahoma earned mostly poor grades in terms of its tobacco control policies, including an F in tobacco taxation... The state received a B in access to cessation services, a C in tobacco prevention and control program funding, a D in smoke-free air and th
Tulsa (OK) World
added Feb 3, 2016 14:12
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