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Despite receiving over $27 billion from the tobacco settlement and tobacco taxes, the states continue to severely underfund tobacco prevention and cessation programs proven to save lives and money.
West Virginia has budgeted zero state funds for programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit and is tied for last nationwide in funding…joins Connecticut and Tennessee as the only states that provide no state funding for tobacco prevent
New Otago University research shows we’re floundering in our quest to be smokefree by 2025, needing five times as many Maori to quit each year, and twice as many Pakeha. The Government receives around $1.8 billion a year directly from tobacco excise tax,
the most expensive ballot issue in Montana since at least 2002, and likely in state history, according to reports. The hefty price tag was driven by one tobacco company that spent heavily in Montana and in South Dakota to successfully defeat tobacco tax
Despite the hefty sums, the MSA has been dogged by high expectations, criticized as inadequate and deemed a flawed disappointment by public-health advocates for not delivering a crippling blow to the traditional-cigarette sector. There’s little doubt th
Following receipt of the SRNT travel scholarship, a diverse group of scientists demonstrated scholarly productivity, professional development, and advancement of health disparities research. Similar efforts are encouraged in other professional societies.
The government’s ambition for a five year improvement in disability free life expectancy by 2035 is one that we can all share,1 but if it is to be achieved the NHS has to ensure that tobacco dependence treatment is provided for every smoker cared for by
The NHS should ensure that every smoker it cares for is given “tobacco dependence treatment”, a group of medics have said…. The letter was signed by more than 800 other doctors, healthcare professionals and academics.
If ballot initiative I-185 passes Tuesday, it will mean an additional $2-per-pack tax on cigarettes and levy a tax on e-cigarettes, which are currently not taxed in Montana. The tobacco tax initiative has become the most expensive ballot measure race in