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[New York] State gets an A for smoke-free air laws, F in helping people quit ($$)

New York State received a top grade for its smoke-free air laws in the American Lung Association's latest report card on tobacco-control efforts, but scored low -- an F -- in funding programs to help people quit. (Credit: Linda Rosier )
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Jan 21, 2015 10:27
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American Lung Association's "State of Tobacco Control 2015" Report Shows Michigan is failing to Save Lives

Michigan's failing grade shows much more needs to be done. Report provides steps state elected officials must take to achieve bold lifesaving goals
readMedia
added Jan 21, 2015 06:18
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DID THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT MAKE THE GRADE?

F FDA REGULATION / F TOBACCO TAXES / C CESSATION COVERAGE / D TOBACCO TREATY
American Lung Association
added Jan 21, 2015 06:10
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State of Tobacco Control 2015 - Federal Grades: Highlights

(FDA) must finalize the regulation that would extends its authority over all tobacco products; FDA must issue product standards governing the design and content of tobacco products; Congress must increase and equalize tobacco taxes across all products.
American Lung Association
added Jan 21, 2015 06:09
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Overview - State of Tobacco Control 2015

Tobacco now kills 480,000 Americans a year, and another 16 million Americans are living with a tobacco-caused disease. Economic costs due to smoking in the U.S. are estimated to be more than $289 billion, including both direct medical costs and lost prod
American Lung Association
added Jan 21, 2015 06:07
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State of Tobacco Control 2015 - Did Your State Make The Grade?

This report grades states and the federal government on key policies that can help prevent the death and disease caused by tobacco use. Make a selection below to see your state’s grades.
American Lung Association
added Jan 21, 2015 06:06
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WHO report highlights Turkey's action against smoking

Turkey is first country to use best measures available to cut tobacco use, report says, as 6m people die of smoking globally each year. World Bulletin / News Desk
World Bulletin (tr)
added Jan 20, 2015 23:08
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[Asia, India] Anti-tobacco law hardly implemented

Bihar has the dubious distinction of being one of the highest consumers of tobacco products. But the government doesn't seem to be serious about controlling the menace. According to recent cumulative figures of the State Tobacco Control Cell, none of the
Times of India
added Jan 20, 2015 19:18
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Smoking costs Massachusetts economy $1.9 million over each smoker's lifetime: Report

Wallethub...also calculates that the habit costs Massachusetts an average of $238,987 in added health care costs and $269,831 in lost income over each smoker's lifetime. The study was released as part of Tobacco-Free Awareness Week. The formula Wallet
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Jan 20, 2015 17:14
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[UK] Standardised Packaging for Tobacco Products: Recent evidence from Australia and United Kingdom (PDF)

It is recommended that standardised packaging for tobacco products be implemented in the UK without any further delay. The evidence is clear that standardised packaging is effective and important for public health.
International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (the ITC Project)
added Jan 19, 2015 10:03
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