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2012-12-19 16:22:01

Statement from Legacy(®) President and CEO, Cheryl G. Healton, DrPH, Regarding the December 19, 2012 Monitoring the Future Survey Findings WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New data released today from the University of Michigan's Monitoring the Future study shows a continued decline in teen smoking rates in 2012. The survey found that smoking rates fell for all three of the grade levels studied - grades 8, 10 and 12. The decline--from 11.7 percent to 10.6...

2012-12-17 08:24:55

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Consumer Healthcare looks to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to advance the discussion of expanded uses of smoking cessation medicines, including nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), by holding a hearing related to Sec. 918 of the 2009 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. GSK endorses FDA's actions and any action designed to help more smokers stop their dependence on tobacco, and strongly...

2012-12-11 16:24:13

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The follow is a statement of Matthew L. Myers President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) In a win for kids and public health, a federal judge has upheld sensible restrictions adopted by the city of Providence, Rhode Island, that prohibit tobacco companies from luring kids with cheap and sweet tobacco products. In a decision handed down Monday, Chief U.S. District Judge Mary...

2012-12-06 12:29:14

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kansas ranks 39th in the nation in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released today by a coalition of public health organizations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) Kansas currently spends $1 million a year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, which is 3.1 percent of the $32.1 million recommended by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control...

2012-12-06 12:28:51

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wisconsin ranks 30th in the nation in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released today by a coalition of public health organizations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) Wisconsin currently spends $5.3 million a year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, which is 8.2 percent of the $64.3 million recommended by the U.S. Centers for Disease...

2012-12-06 12:28:49

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas ranks 41st in the nation in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released today by a coalition of public health organizations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) Texas currently spends $6.5 million a year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, which is 2.4 percent of the $266.3 million recommended by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control...

2012-12-06 12:28:30

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California ranks 22nd in the nation in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released today by a coalition of public health organizations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO ) California currently spends $62.1 million a year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, which is 14.1 percent of the $441.9 million recommended by the U.S. Centers for...

2012-12-06 12:27:46

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Washington ranks 37th in the nation in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released today by a coalition of public health organizations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) Washington last year virtually eliminated funding for its nationally recognized tobacco prevention and cessation program. This year, it is providing just $2.5 million, which is...

2012-12-06 12:27:43

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Utah ranks 15th in the nation in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released today by a coalition of public health organizations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) Utah currently spends $7 million a year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, which is 29.8 percent of the $23.6 million recommended by the U.S. Centers for Disease...

2012-12-06 12:27:36

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- South Dakota ranks 11th in the nation in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released today by a coalition of public health organizations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) South Dakota currently spends $4 million a year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, which is 35.4 percent of the $11.3 million recommended by the U.S. Centers for...