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2013-12-09 12:25:44

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifteen years after the 1998 state tobacco settlement, South Dakota ranks 13th 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...

2013-12-09 12:25:41

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifteen years after the 1998 state tobacco settlement, North Dakota ranks 1st 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) North Dakota currently spends $9.5 million a year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, which meets the funding level...

2013-12-09 08:29:52

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifteen years after the 1998 state tobacco settlement, Kentucky ranks 38th 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 ) Kentucky currently spends $2.1 million a year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, which is 3.7 percent of the $57.2...

2013-12-05 16:25:34

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a letter to Ambassador Michael Froman from Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) and other organizations (undersigned): Dear Ambassador Froman: We seek your explicit commitment that the U.S. will not propose or agree to any provisions in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) that would undermine the domestic sovereign rights of participating countries to adopt or maintain measures to reduce tobacco use and to...

2013-11-12 16:25:32

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is an editorial by Theresa Conejo, R.N. Member, American Heart Association Board of Directors, Great Rivers Affiliate, serving Delaware, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia: Health advocates from across Pennsylvania declared a major partial victory in 2008 with the passage of the Clean Indoor Air Act (CIAA). At the time of passage, we celebrated a public health milestone - for the first time in...

2013-10-18 11:57:39

Researchers find both effectively reduce tobacco consumption among low-income smokers Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine say high-priced cigarettes and smoke-free homes effectively reduce smoking behaviors among low-income individuals – a demographic in which tobacco use has remained comparatively high. Writing in the October 17, 2013 issue of the American Journal of Public Health, principal investigator John P. Pierce, PhD, professor and...

WHO Declares Air Pollution Carcinogenic
2013-10-17 15:41:51

[ Watch the Video: Air Pollution Labeled Carcinogenic To Humans ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Prolonged exposure to outdoor air pollution and particulate matter in the atmosphere increase a person’s risk of developing lung cancer, according to the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization (WHO). In a statement released Thursday, the WHO’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) said that based on a review of published...

2013-10-16 23:30:37

ESmoking101 is trying to help people quit smoking by offering e-cigarette reviews that are 100% legit. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Electronic cigarettes are tobacco free, so they are healthier to smoke than normal cigarettes, which consist of many different harmful chemicals. Smoking can kill and there is no denying that fact. When people smoke normal cigarettes, they are slowly destroying their health. A tobacco cigarette not only puts the smoker in harms way, it also pollutes...

2013-09-26 23:23:23

Campaign Emphasizes “Children Are Smoke-Free Zones” Denver, Colo. (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Evolve Communications, working with a coalition of Colorado county public health departments, has recently launched a secondhand smoke campaign that stresses children are “smoke-free zones.” “Our core messages that children are smoke free zones’ and ‘where you smoke matters’ are designed to cut through the myths surrounding secondhand smoke,” says Anne Smith, principal at Evolve...

2013-09-20 23:18:23

A New Mexico InventHelp Client has invented the Gaming Video Smoke Eliminator, which is being submitted to companies for review. (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 While playing video games in public, I was confronted by a person that was blowing his second hand smoke in my face, and neither of us wanted to move to a different video game machine because we were both winning our respective games," said an inventor and gaming enthusiast from Santa Fe, N.M. "He gave me the finger when...