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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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[South Carolina] State leaders urged to pass policies on tobacco use

while South Carolina has taken significant steps to reduce tobacco use, with the increase in tobacco cessation coverage for Medicaid beneficiaries, elected officials must do more to save lives and ensure all South Carolina residents benefit.
WCIV-TV ABC-4 (Mount Pleasant, SC)
added Jan 25, 2018 02:06

California Leads Nation In Tobacco Control, But Los Angeles Gets “C” Grade

California leads the nation in its tobacco control policies, but in a community-by-community breakdown, Los Angeles and Long Beach only get Cs, the American Lung Association said Wednesday in its State of Tobacco Control 2018 report.
added Jan 25, 2018 02:05

Utah gets mixed marks on tobacco report card.

State funded programs - F State tobacco taxes - F Smoke-free workplace laws - A Tobacco quit services - C Minimum tobacco age - D
KUTV CBS 2 (Salt Lake City, UT)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:56
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[California] Bakersfield receives 'F' in tobacco control report card

Kern County, meanwhile, did not do so well. Arvin and Tehachapi had the highest grades in the county each scoring a "C." Bakersfield, Ridgecrest, and Maricopa all received an "F" for overall tobacco control. California City, Delano, McFarland, Shafte
KGET 17 (Bakersfield, CA)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:55

[California] Napa County and its cities get low tobacco control grades ... again

"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. "We have over the years done relatively badly because we have not kept u
Gk Men
added Jan 25, 2018 01:53
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Ohio’s tobacco prevention efforts get mostly Fs

Although the state earned an A for the strength of its smoke-free workplace laws, it got low marks in other areas, including three Fs....The F grades were for the level of funding for tobacco prevention programs, the level of state tobacco taxes and for a
Dayton (OH) Daily News
added Jan 25, 2018 01:50

Ohio gets mixed grades in new State of Tobacco Control report

giving Ohio an A, D and three Fs....“Tobacco use is a serious addiction, and the fact that 22.5 percent of Ohio residents are current smokers highlights how much work remains to be done in our communities to prevent and reduce tobacco use.”
Akron (OH) Beacon Journal
added Jan 25, 2018 01:49

Report card offers grades on cutting tobacco use in North Dakota, Minnesota

North Dakota received an A for smoke-free air but got an F for its tobacco taxes. The tax on a pack of cigarettes in North Dakota is 44 cents, the third lowest in the nation, the report said. Minnesota has the nation's seventh highest tax per pack at $3
 WDAY TV & Radio (Fargo, ND)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:43
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California moves up in tobacco control, large cities lag in annual American Lung Association report

Reflecting steps taken in 2016 and 2017, California ranked at the top of the states in a report issued Wednesday by the American Lung Association. “The overall reason is the tobacco tax,” said John Yi, who manages American Lung Association campaigns for
Orange County (CA) Register
added Jan 25, 2018 01:42
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