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[California] American Lung Association releases annual tobacco report for Ukiah and Mendocino County

gave Ukiah an overall grade of a C in its annual State of Tobacco Control 2018 – California Local Grades report released Wednesday. The overall grade is based on policy grades given for Smokefree Outdoor Air, Smokefree Housing, Reducing Sales of Tobacco
Ukiah (CA) Daily Journal
added Jan 25, 2018 20:38

[California] Laguna Beach’s expanded smoking rules help it upgrade to a ‘C’ in new ratings

Of Orange County's 34 cities Laguna Beach is one of four to receive a "C." Laguna improved its grade from an "F" within a year largely because it amended its municipal code last year to expand the number of public areas where smoking is off limits.
Los Angeles Times
added Jan 25, 2018 17:33

“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

'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

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

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

[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

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

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

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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