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Nevada Clean Indoor Air Act celebrates 10 years since passing

Nevada Appeal By Taylor Pettaway The Nevada Tobacco Prevention Coalition celebrated 10 years of passing of the Nevada Clean Indoor Air Act Thursday at the Governor’s Mansion. The Coalition held a ceremony in the Nevada Room […]

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posted on 12/08/2016

New federal rule bans smoking in public housing

Associated Press Smoking will be prohibited in public housing developments nationwide under a final rule announced Wednesday by the Obama administration. The Department of Housing and Urban Development has been encouraging local public agencies to enact […]

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posted on 11/30/2016

One-Fourth Of US Cancer Deaths Linked With One Thing: Smoking

Associated Press By Lindsey Tanner CHICAGO (AP) — Cigarettes contribute to more than 1 in 4 cancer deaths in the U.S. The rate is highest among men in Southern states where smoking is more common and […]

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posted on 10/24/2016

Recent CDC Article Highlights Tobacco Use in MMWR

The CDC released a new MMWR article on state-specific prevalence of cigarette and smokeless tobacco use among adults. Here are a few of the key points from the article: Evidence-based interventions such as increasing tobacco prices, implementing comprehensive […]

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posted on 10/12/2016

You’re Invited: Nevada Celebrates 10 Years of Clean Indoor Air

Tobacco control advocates from Nevada Tobacco Prevention Coalition are gearing up to celebrate a decade of clean indoor air with the 10th Anniversary Celebration of the Nevada Clean Indoor Air Act (NCIAA), Dec. 8 at the Governor’s […]

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posted on 10/10/2016

Tobacco-Free Baseball Cities Go 5-for-5 in Making Post Season

Press Release From Knock Tobacco Out of the Park Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco – the five Major League Baseball cities that have eliminated smokeless tobacco completely in their ballparks – all […]

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posted on 10/06/2016

Tobacco 21 Movement Reaches a Milestone – At Least 200 U.S. Cities and Counties Have Raised the Tobacco Age

Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids WASHINGTON, D.C. – With approval Monday by the City Council of Liberty, Mo., at least 200 cities and counties across the United States have now enacted laws […]

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posted on 09/29/2016

Black Health Experts Renew Fight Against Menthol Cigarettes

The New York Times By Sabrina Tavernise WASHINGTON — Menthol cigarettes account for about a third of all cigarettes sold in the United States, and they are particularly popular among black smokers — about four out […]

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posted on 09/13/2016

A Lobbyist Wrote the Bill. Will the Tobacco Industry Win Its E-Cigarette Fight?

The New York Times By Eric Lipton WASHINGTON — The e-cigarette and cigar industries have enlisted high-profile lobbyists and influential congressional allies in an attempt to stop the Food and Drug Administration from retroactively examining their […]

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posted on 09/02/2016

‘A terrible toll’: No such thing as a healthy smoker

Las Vegas Sun By Jane E. Brody, New York Times News Service Smokers who think they are escaping the lung-damaging effects of inhaled tobacco smoke may have to think again, according to the findings of two […]

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posted on 06/21/2016