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2011-11-30 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- South Dakota ranks 8th 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: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO</font> ) South Dakota currently spends $4 million a year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, which is 35.4 percent of...

2011-11-30 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oklahoma ranks 7th 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 ) Oklahoma currently spends $21.2 million a year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, which is 47 percent of the $45 million recommended by the U.S. Centers...

2011-11-30 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kansas 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) Kansas currently spends $1 million a year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, which is 3 percent of the $32.1 million recommended by the U.S. Centers for...

2011-11-30 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Iowa ranks 28th 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 ) Iowa currently spends $3.3 million a year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, which is 9 percent of the $36.7 million recommended by the U.S. Centers for Disease...

2011-11-30 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arkansas ranks 17th 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: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO</font> ) Arkansas currently spends $7.4 million a year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, which is 20.5 percent of the $36.4...

2011-11-30 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nebraska ranks 26th 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: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO</font> ) Nebraska currently spends $2.4 million a year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, which is 11 percent of the...

2011-11-30 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Missouri ranks 45th 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: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO</font> ) Missouri currently spends $60,000 a year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, which is 0.1 percent of the $73.2...

2011-11-30 11:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oregon ranks 19th 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: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO</font> ) Oregon currently spends $8.3 million a year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, which is 19.3 percent of the $43 million...

2011-11-30 11:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2011 /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: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO</font> ) California currently spends $70 million a year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, which is 15.8 percent of the $441.9...

2011-11-30 10:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arizona ranks 14th 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: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO</font>) Arizona currently spends $18 million a year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, which is 26.4 percent of the $68.1 million...