News: Tobacco Control Funding

Nevada receives poor scores in tobacco use report

Las Vegas Review-Journal By Jessie Bekker Nevada received a “C” and four “F”s for tobacco usage, the leading cause of preventable death in the state and nationwide, in a report card released Tuesday by the American […]

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posted on 01/24/2018

National Report: Nevada Ranks 42nd in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

States Challenged to Join Florida in Reducing Youth Smoking to Record Low Washington, D.C.- Nevada ranks 42nd in the country in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national […]

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posted on 12/19/2014

John Packham: Funds Can Help Cut Youth Tobacco Use in Nevada

Reno Gazzette Journal Through the end of April, state health officials are giving the public an opportunity to weigh in on the best use our state’s share of tobacco settlement dollars. The on-line survey’s first question […]

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posted on 03/22/2014

CVS Tobacco Decision Bold Move

Las Vegas Review Journal To the Editor: CVS Caremark should be highly commended for its leadership in making the bold and courageous announcement last week to stop selling tobacco products at its 7,600 pharmacies, including 85 […]

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posted on 02/12/2014

John Packham: New Smoking Report Details Unfinished Business

Reno Gazette Journal Last week, the U.S. surgeon general released the latest report on smoking and health. The study details considerable gains made by our country in reducing tobacco’s deadly toll since the first Surgeon General’s […]

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posted on 02/01/2014