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2011-06-24 16:06:00

Announcement Could Result in Billions of Dollars and Lives Saved WASHINGTON, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Legacy® President and CEO, Cheryl G. Healton, DrPH: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101101/DC86294LOGO) Today the U.S.

2011-06-24 14:40:00

- Initiative Will Save Lives and Health Care Costs WASHINGTON, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Matthew L.

2011-06-21 05:11:00

WASHINGTON, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Lung Association heralds the announcement today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on its final rule requiring graphic health warning labels on all cigarette packages and advertisements.

2011-06-13 12:34:02

Proactive telephone counseling helps smokers quit regardless of how they are recruited to a telephone quitline.

2011-05-02 11:40:00

Collection of Manuscripts Dedicated Solely to Addressing Tobacco Control for Diverse Populations WASHINGTON, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research published today as a special issue in the American Journal of Health Promotion shows that population-based approaches to smoking cessation - mass media campaigns and smoking quitlines - can positively impact quitting behaviors among racial/ethnic minority and low socioeconomic status (SES) smokers, with varying effects across these...

2011-03-29 15:08:00

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Florida Department of Health and Tobacco Free Florida officially announce the third annual Tobacco Free Florida Week (TFFW), March 28-April 2.

2011-02-14 12:30:00

Florida voters passed Constitutional Amendment to create popular program TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Feb.

2011-02-11 12:00:00

'Quit for Love' Campaign Encourages Smokers to Put Loved Ones First HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Health will offer free nicotine replacement therapy, or NRT, kits starting on Valentine's Day, Feb.

2011-01-20 04:00:00

American Lung Association Releases 2010 State of Tobacco Control Report WASHINGTON, Jan.

2010-12-15 09:00:00

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year, millions of Floridians attempt to quit smoking.

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