Sunday, February 26, 2012

Anti smoking states

  • ALBANY, N.Y. -- Steve Panetta smoked for 34 years, the last 10 at a three-pack-a-day clip. He watched his father die from lung cancer and his stepfather struggle with emphysema.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • ALBANY - Indefensible! Thats what the American Cancer Society says about plans to slash funding from the states anti-smoking campaign.
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  • ALBANY, N.Y. New York and other states are slashing spending for anti-smoking programs as they wrestle with budget woes. Yet they acknowledge the programs reduce the rate of smoking and save money on health care. A U.S.
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  • She can be reached at mau — Thirty-five states have smoking bans of some kind. Of those, 23 have smoke-free laws considered by anti-smoking advocates to be comprehensive, including Illinois, Michigan and Ohio.
  • (Tribune-Star)
  • anti-drug groups and residents such as Glover. The clamor has caught the attention of local and state officials.
  • (Tampa Bay Online)
  • Clean air: A statewide anti-smoking bill advances further than it ever has in Charlie White: Judge refuses to reduce charges against the ousted secretary of state to misdemeanors, meaning White will not return to office.
  • (Fort Wayne Journal Gazette)
  • That will cut into revenue from the $1.01 per pack federal manufacturer's tax and $2 per pack state manufacturer's tax, he said. Portions of both taxes go toward anti-smoking programs. "The issue here is an unclear tax advantage," Mangum said.
  • (Arizona Capitol Times)
  • He graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno, and then from Arizona State University Law School and killed a bill to allow Clark County to impose stricter anti-smoking regulations.
  • (Las Vegas Review Journal)
  • NTP Consultant Dr Mujibur Rahman disseminated the information at the Annual Conference on Tuberculosis-2012 organised by the National Anti-Tuberculosis Association to discourage young people from smoking, he said.
  • (The Daily Star)
  • If insurance covers only part of it, Ill have to pay, Tyree said. And I dont have any idea how much it is. States called on to restore anti-smoking funds.
  • (CTV)

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