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The Wilmington Star-News
Letters to the editor, Feb. 14Mothers & Others for Clean Air, a program of the American Lung Association of t
Letters to the editor, Feb. 14
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 5 hours ago
Mothers & Others for Clean Air, a program of the American Lung Association of the Southeast, was disappointed in the Supreme Court’s ruling to put the Clean Power Plan on hold as the courts review the legal challenges, delaying much-needed progress... Read more
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East Bay Express
California Oil Lobby Spent a Record $22 Million in 2015The oil industry spent a record $22 million lobbying California legislators and
California Oil Lobby Spent a Record $22 Million in 2015
East Bay Express / Posted 2 days ago
The oil industry spent a record $22 million lobbying California legislators and officials last year, allowing it to largely determine which bills passed and which bills didn't pass through the Legislature. This “gusher” of lobbying money in 2015... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Report: Nev. scores poorly on tobacco measuresBy Noah Glick, KUNR Let’s start with the negatives. Nevada got an F in tobacco
Report: Nev. scores poorly on tobacco measures
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 2 days ago
By Noah Glick, KUNR Let’s start with the negatives. Nevada got an F in tobacco taxes, cessation services and prevention funding. “We’re only spending about six percent of what the CDC recommends we spend to prevent youth from starting to smoke and... Read more
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Santa Maria Sun
American Lung Association report fails North County cities on tobacco control policiesThe following articles were printed from Santa Maria Sun [santamariasun.com] -
American Lung Association report fails North County cities on tobacco control policies
Santa Maria Sun / Posted 2 days ago
The following articles were printed from Santa Maria Sun [santamariasun.com] - Volume 16, Issue 49 Share:By BRENNA SWANSTON The American Lung Association released... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Norman Twining, 83, of Tiffin, died at 3:50 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, at his residence.
Norman Twining
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
, 83, of Tiffin, died at 3:50 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, at his residence. He was born April 29, 1932, at Blanchard Valley Hospital in Findlay, to Carl and Beatrice (Haner) Twining. He married Theda Fetters, May 27, 1951, and they... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Colorado “fails” in tobacco prevention efforts; Pitkin County adult tobacco rates low compared to stThe American Lung Association in Colorado issued a statement earlier this month
Colorado “fails” in tobacco prevention efforts; Pitkin County adult tobacco rates low compared to st
The Aspen Times / Posted 2 days ago
The American Lung Association in Colorado issued a statement earlier this month that said the state’s effort to reduce tobacco use and save lives is “failing.” Residents of Pitkin County, however, may find comfort in the fact that the rates of adult... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Give your lungs some loveSmoking remains a major health problem in the Philippines. Records from the Hea
Give your lungs some love
Manila Standard Today / Posted 3 days ago
Smoking remains a major health problem in the Philippines. Records from the Health department show that 17.3 million Filipino adults are smokers, and that according to the alarming report of World Lung Foundation’s Tobacco Atlas, 71,850 die every... Read more
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KFOX 14 El Paso
Indoor air pollution and allergies on the riseEL PASO, Texas- -- We usually think of air pollution as being outdoors, but the
Indoor air pollution and allergies on the rise
KFOX 14 El Paso / Posted 3 days ago
EL PASO, Texas- -- We usually think of air pollution as being outdoors, but the air in your home or your office could be just as polluted. Dr. Adrian Casillas is an allergist at Breathe America in El Paso. He said modern construction of homes and... Read more
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ajc.com
Cigarettes on screen leave us breathlessLike so many of our contemporaries, my brother and I grew up in a sea of harves
Cigarettes on screen leave us breathless
ajc.com / Posted 3 days ago
Like so many of our contemporaries, my brother and I grew up in a sea of harvest gold and avocado green, and the most interesting furniture in our Racine, Wis., house was a hi-fi that took an entire old-growth forest to manufacture. Above that sea of... Read more
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Newsmax
Leonard Nimoy's Death Sheds Light on Little Known KillerLeonard Nimoy died a year ago this month but his family is determined to keep h
Leonard Nimoy's Death Sheds Light on Little Known Killer
Newsmax / Posted 5 days ago
Leonard Nimoy died a year ago this month but his family is determined to keep his legacy alive by spreading awareness about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, the lung disease that took his life. “COPD is the third biggest killer in the country.... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
Understanding the threat of radon in central Illinois PEORIA — Although no one can see, smell or taste radon, Abigail Carroll, meas
Understanding the threat of radon in central Illinois
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 5 days ago
PEORIA — Although no one can see, smell or taste radon, Abigail Carroll, measurement technician for Peoria Radon Testing Inc., understands how the gas affects those exposed to it.Her advice for... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Increase of alternative fuel stations statewide help to quell ‘range anxiety’Panel touts benefits of electric, CNG vehicles An increase in electric- and co
Increase of alternative fuel stations statewide help to quell ‘range anxiety’
Aspen Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Panel touts benefits of electric, CNG vehicles An increase in electric- and compressed-natural-gas vehicle fueling stations in the state could soon dispel what has become known as the “range anxiety” effect for Colorado drivers and lead to greater... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Lung Association flunks state on tobacco controlATLANTA — Georgia received three F’s and one C in the latest American Lung Asso
Lung Association flunks state on tobacco control
Savannah Morning News / Posted 5 days ago
ATLANTA — Georgia received three F’s and one C in the latest American Lung Association assessment of states’ tobacco control efforts, released this week. The 2016 Georgia grades, the same as last year, reflect inadequate funding for anti-smoking... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Lung Association flunks state on tobacco controlATLANTA | Georgia received three F’s and one C in the latest American Lung Asso
Lung Association flunks state on tobacco control
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 7 days ago
ATLANTA | Georgia received three F’s and one C in the latest American Lung Association assessment of states’ tobacco control efforts, released this week. The 2016 Georgia grades, the same as last year, reflect inadequate funding for anti-smoking... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Lois A. Cline, 74, Martinsburg, passed away Tuesday at her home. She was born in Martinsbur
Lois A. Cline
Altoona Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
, 74, Martinsburg, passed away Tuesday at her home. She was born in Martinsburg, daughter of the late Leonard C. and Nellie M. (Shoenfelt) Rhodes. She was married Nov. 11, 1961, to the late Robert W. Cline, and more recently had resided... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Sandra Sue Meza, 64, of Clyde, died Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, at ProMedica Toledo Hospital. She
Sandra Sue Meza
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
, 64, of Clyde, died Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, at ProMedica Toledo Hospital. She was born June 17, 1951, in Fremont, to Donald L. and Bobby J. (Bowers) Polter. She is survived by her three children, Ronald Luree (Kristy) Depew of... Read more
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The Verge
Nomineering, Week 5: Understanding the SAG and DGA AwardsWelcome to Nomineering, where we take a weekly look at the news and stories beh
Nomineering, Week 5: Understanding the SAG and DGA Awards
The Verge / Posted 8 days ago
Welcome to Nomineering, where we take a weekly look at the news and stories behind the most lavish, high-budget spectacle the film industry has to offer: Oscar season. No matter how you feel about them, awards are one of the key ways to gut check... Read more
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News 8000
Wisconsin receives failing grades on smoking preventionNumbers show that while conventional cigarette use is down across the area, e-c
Wisconsin receives failing grades on smoking prevention
News 8000 / Posted 9 days ago
Numbers show that while conventional cigarette use is down across the area, e-cigarette use among La Crosse County teens is one of the highest in the state. That's according to the latest Youth Risk Behavior Survey. Both doctors and officials in... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
Where does your Bay Area city rate on tobacco policies?SAN FRANCISCO -- Bay Area cities are ranked best in the state when it comes to
Where does your Bay Area city rate on tobacco policies?
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 9 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO -- Bay Area cities are ranked best in the state when it comes to controlling smoking and implementing tobacco-free policies, according to a report released Wednesday by the American Lung Association. The report found that 10 of the 17... Read more
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News 8000
New Smoking ReportHere's a look at what else you need to know today... Numbers show that while c
New Smoking Report
News 8000 / Posted 9 days ago
Here's a look at what else you need to know today... Numbers show that while conventional cigarette use is down across the area . E-Cigarette use among La Crosse County teens is one of the highest in the state. That's according to the latest... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
First Coast HappeningsUsed Book Sale, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Hilliard branch libr
First Coast Happenings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 9 days ago
Used Book Sale, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Hilliard branch library, 15821 County Road 108, in the conference room. (904) 845-2495. Heart in the Park, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Hemming Park, North Laura Street. Includes free screenings, CPR... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Cigarettes on screen leave us breathlessLike so many of our contemporaries, my brother and I grew up in a sea of harves
Cigarettes on screen leave us breathless
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
Like so many of our contemporaries, my brother and I grew up in a sea of harvest gold and avocado green, and the most interesting furniture in our Racine, Wis., house was a hi-fi that took entire old-growth forest to manufacture. Above that sea of... Read more
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Orange County Register
All but 3 Orange County cities receive failing grades for regulation of smoking, tobacco salesMost Orange County cities received a failing grade for their efforts to regulat
All but 3 Orange County cities receive failing grades for regulation of smoking, tobacco sales
Orange County Register / Posted 9 days ago
Most Orange County cities received a failing grade for their efforts to regulate tobacco sales and to ban smoking on sidewalks, at apartments and condos, and during public events, in an American Lung Association report released Wednesday. Every... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Leonardo DiCaprio faces vape-free OscarsLeonardo DiCaprio was scolded by the American Lung Association after he was see
Leonardo DiCaprio faces vape-free Oscars
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 9 days ago
Leonardo DiCaprio was scolded by the American Lung Association after he was seen vaping at the Screen Actors Guild awards last weekend. Now he may need to find another way to wait for the announcement of the Academy’s best actor prize, after reports... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
Where does your Bay Area city rate on tobacco policies?SAN FRANCISCO -- Bay Area cities are ranked best in the state when it comes to
Where does your Bay Area city rate on tobacco policies?
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 9 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO -- Bay Area cities are ranked best in the state when it comes to controlling smoking and implementing tobacco-free policies, according to a report released Wednesday by the American Lung Association. The report found that 10 of the 17... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Big Brown, Big BadTom "Smitty" Smith wants a better air-quality plan in Texas. Photo by Jeff Prin
Big Brown, Big Bad
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
Tom "Smitty" Smith wants a better air-quality plan in Texas. Photo by Jeff Prince. Exhaust emissions from Tarrant County cars create poor air quality around here, but other factors are making it hard for people to breathe, particularly folks with... Read more
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The Verge
Leonardo DiCaprio's vaping is 'deeply troubling,’ says American Lung AssociationLeonardo DiCaprio, fresh off his fight with a bear in The Revenant, already has
Leonardo DiCaprio's vaping is 'deeply troubling,’ says American Lung Association
The Verge / Posted 9 days ago
Leonardo DiCaprio, fresh off his fight with a bear in The Revenant, already has a new opponent — the American Lung Association. The health organization has slammed DiCaprio after pictures of the actor huffing on an e-cigarette at last weekend’s... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
American Lung Association Gives Iowa Failing GradesDES MOINES, Iowa -- About 480,000 Americans die from tobacco use and exposure t
American Lung Association Gives Iowa Failing Grades
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 9 days ago
DES MOINES, Iowa -- About 480,000 Americans die from tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke every year, making it the leading cause of preventable death. While Iowa puts more than $5 million toward smoking prevention, the American Lung... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
American Lung Association gives Utah bad grades regarding tobacco product use among teensSALT LAKE CITY -- The American Lung Association released its annual report Wedn
American Lung Association gives Utah bad grades regarding tobacco product use among teens
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 9 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY -- The American Lung Association released its annual report Wednesday, and Utah gets a failing grade in keeping tobacco out of high school student's hands. They say while Utah has the lowest smoking rate in the nation, it has one of... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Back and fourth with a table tennis hall-of-famer Like a fine wine, a 93-year-old hall-of-fame table tennis player keeps improv
Back and fourth with a table tennis hall-of-famer
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
Like a fine wine, a 93-year-old hall-of-fame table tennis player keeps improving with time. Like a fine wine, a 93-year-old hall-of-fame table tennis... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Branching Out: School could use those fallen treesBack and fourth with a table tennis hall-of-famerBack and fourth with a table t
Branching Out: School could use those fallen trees
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
Back and fourth with a table tennis hall-of-famerBack and fourth with a table tennis hall-of-famer Like a fine wine, a 93-year-old hall-of-fame table tennis player keeps improving with time. Like a fine wine, a 93-year-old hall-of-fame table tennis... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Many cities receive 'F' in newly released tobacco reportThe American Lung Association released their annual State of Tobacco Control Re
Many cities receive 'F' in newly released tobacco report
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 10 days ago
The American Lung Association released their annual State of Tobacco Control Report. In the report, cities are given a grade based on their tobacco restrictions. Cities in the Northstate did not do well. According to the report Redding, Anderson,... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Border Patrol foils two smuggling teams in North CountyMom pleads not guilty to charges in son's deathMom pleads not guilty to charges
Border Patrol foils two smuggling teams in North County
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
Mom pleads not guilty to charges in son's deathMom pleads not guilty to charges in son's death An East County woman whose toddler son died from injuries allegedly inflicted by her live-in boyfriend is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday on child... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Lisa Hidalgo and Eric Lupher climb the steps to the Coit Tower to train for the Fight for Air ClimbSAN FRANCISCO - While in San Francisco to cover the Super Bowl 50 festivities,
Lisa Hidalgo and Eric Lupher climb the steps to the Coit Tower to train for the Fight for Air Climb
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 10 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO - While in San Francisco to cover the Super Bowl 50 festivities, Denver7's Lisa Hidalgo and Eric Lupher decided to do a little training for the Fight for Air Climb. Participants in the Fight for Air Climb raise funds to support the... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Border Patrol foils 2 Smuggling teams in North County San Diego Border Patrol agents arrested two brothers and a husband and wife t
Border Patrol foils 2 Smuggling teams in North County
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
San Diego Border Patrol agents arrested two brothers and a husband and wife team who were smuggling heroin and methamphetamine inside their... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
DA investigator shoots dog, ricochet hits partner An investigator for the San Diego District Attorney's office was hospitalized
DA investigator shoots dog, ricochet hits partner
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
An investigator for the San Diego District Attorney's office was hospitalized Wednesday morning after being struck in the leg by a ricocheting bullet... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
San Diego gets D grade for tobacco control policiesSAN DIEGO (CNS) - The city of San Diego received a D for tobacco control polici
San Diego gets D grade for tobacco control policies
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The city of San Diego received a D for tobacco control policies while only two area municipalities received a grade as high as B, according to an annual report released Wednesday by the American Lung Association and its California... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
American Lung Association Report Gives ND "F" Rating for Tobacco TaxesDalrymple orders deep cuts to state agenciesDalrymple orders deep cuts to state
American Lung Association Report Gives ND "F" Rating for Tobacco Taxes
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 10 days ago
Dalrymple orders deep cuts to state agenciesDalrymple orders deep cuts to state agencies North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple has ordered deep cuts to state government and a massive raid on state savings to make up for a more than $1 billion budget... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Secretary of State files motion to dismiss lawsuit against himDalrymple orders deep cuts to state agenciesDalrymple orders deep cuts to state
Secretary of State files motion to dismiss lawsuit against him
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 10 days ago
Dalrymple orders deep cuts to state agenciesDalrymple orders deep cuts to state agencies North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple has ordered deep cuts to state government and a massive raid on state savings to make up for a more than $1 billion budget... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
San Diego falls well short of statewide tobacco policiesSAN DIEGO (KUSI) - The city of San Diego received a D for tobacco control polic
San Diego falls well short of statewide tobacco policies
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) - The city of San Diego received a D for tobacco control policies while only two area municipalities received a grade as high as B, according to an annual report released Wednesday by the American Lung Association and its California... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
San Diego, Chula Vista Receive D For Tobacco Control PoliciesAnthony Chavez of Fallbrook is pictured using the “smoking patio” at Tremont St
San Diego, Chula Vista Receive D For Tobacco Control Policies
KPBS San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
Anthony Chavez of Fallbrook is pictured using the “smoking patio” at Tremont Street Bar and Grill in Oceanside in this undated photo. The city of San Diego received a D for tobacco control policies while only two area municipalities received a grade... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Bay Area leads state in tobacco-control policies, new report saysSAN FRANCISCO -- Bay Area cities are the best in the state when it comes to con
Bay Area leads state in tobacco-control policies, new report says
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 10 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO -- Bay Area cities are the best in the state when it comes to controlling smoking and implementing tobacco-free policies, according to a report released Wednesday by the American Lung Association. The report found that 10 of the 17... Read more
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The Daily Review
Bay Area leads state in tobacco-control policies, new report saysSAN FRANCISCO -- Bay Area cities are the best in the state when it comes to con
Bay Area leads state in tobacco-control policies, new report says
The Daily Review / Posted 10 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO -- Bay Area cities are the best in the state when it comes to controlling smoking and implementing tobacco-free policies, according to a report released Wednesday by the American Lung Association. The report found that 10 of the 17... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Connecticut gets mixed grades on tobacco controlToday, the American Lung Association released its 14th annual tobacco control r
Connecticut gets mixed grades on tobacco control
Greenwich Time / Posted 10 days ago
Today, the American Lung Association released its 14th annual tobacco control report card, and Connecticut got some mixed grades, including an “F” in tobacco prevention and control program funding. According to the report, Connecticut is not alone,... Read more
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The News-Times
Connecticut gets mixed grades on tobacco controlToday, the American Lung Association released its 14th annual tobacco control r
Connecticut gets mixed grades on tobacco control
The News-Times / Posted 10 days ago
Today, the American Lung Association released its 14th annual tobacco control report card, and Connecticut got some mixed grades, including an “F” in tobacco prevention and control program funding. According to the report, Connecticut is not alone,... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Connecticut gets mixed grades on tobacco controlToday, the American Lung Association released its 14th annual tobacco control r
Connecticut gets mixed grades on tobacco control
Stamford Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
Today, the American Lung Association released its 14th annual tobacco control report card, and Connecticut got some mixed grades, including an “F” in tobacco prevention and control program funding. According to the report, Connecticut is not alone,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Connecticut gets mixed grades on tobacco controlToday, the American Lung Association released its 14th annual tobacco control r
Connecticut gets mixed grades on tobacco control
Connecticut Post / Posted 10 days ago
Today, the American Lung Association released its 14th annual tobacco control report card, and Connecticut got some mixed grades, including an “F” in tobacco prevention and control program funding. According to the report, Connecticut is not alone,... Read more
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The Advocate
La. fares poorly in controlling tobacco useLouisiana fared poorly in the American Lung Association’s 14th annual “State of
La. fares poorly in controlling tobacco use
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
Louisiana fared poorly in the American Lung Association’s 14th annual “State of Tobacco Control” report, with failing grades in three of the four tobacco control categories. Louisiana scored a “B” in Smokefree Air Laws. The state prohibits smoking... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
Snow Delays SFPS OpeningSchools Win Voters in Santa Fe County cast ballots in support of the school dis
Snow Delays SFPS Opening
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 10 days ago
Schools Win Voters in Santa Fe County cast ballots in support of the school district’s Digital Learning Program, which provides computers and software to students. The technology bond won’t raise a mill tax but does extend an existing one for three... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
'State of Tobacco' report: Michigan gets failing gradeDETROIT - The American Lung Association released its 14th annual "State of Toba
'State of Tobacco' report: Michigan gets failing grade
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 10 days ago
DETROIT - The American Lung Association released its 14th annual "State of Tobacco Control" report on Wednesday and Michigan received a failing grade. According to the report, in 2015 Michigan failed to enact tobacco control policies that will save... Read more
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