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SIXTY PERCENT OF AMERICA'S BIGGEST CITIES HAVE SMOKE-FREE LAWS

11 | 19 | 2012
Thirty of the 50 largest U.S. cities prohibit smoking indoors at all workplaces, restaurants and bars, the federal government reported. Just 12 years ago,
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THE GREAT AMERICAN SMOKEOUT

11 | 14 | 2012
Today marks the 37th annual Great American Smokeout.  We encourage smokers to quit smoking for the day and hope they consider this smoke-free day as the
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New Report Shows Declining Trend in Number and Intensity Level of Adult Smokers

11 | 08 | 2012
The number of adults in the U.S. who smoke and the intensity level of those who do declined between 2005 and 2011, according to a report released today by
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STUDY SHOWS THAT SMOKING IN CARS PRODUCES HIGH LEVELS OF HARMFUL POLLUTANTS

10 | 17 | 2012
Smoking in cars produces levels of harmful particulate pollutants that are far above World Health Organization indoor air standards and likely pose a threat
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NEW STUDY SHOWS GRAPHIC ANTI-SMOKING ADS MORE EFFECTIVE

10 | 15 | 2012
Anti-smoking advertisements that feature highly emotional or graphic content are more likely to motivate smokers to try to quit smoking than ads that offer
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THE MAJOR TOLL OF SECONDHAND SMOKE

09 | 25 | 2012
Secondhand smoke takes a sizable toll on Americans' health and productivity, particularly among African Americans, according to a recent study by the
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NEW STUDY ON NY CIGARETTE TAX

09 | 21 | 2012
A new study shows low-income smokers in New York spend 25 percent of their income on cigarettes, a finding that led a smokers' rights advocate to say it
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NEW REPORT RELEASED ON MAKING NYC PHARMACIES TOBACCO FREE

09 | 14 | 2012
How prevalent and pervasive is Big Tobacco’s mark in our pharmacies? Asian Americans for Equality (AAFE) and the NYC Coalition for a Smoke-Free City
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GOVERNOR CUOMO SIGNS TWO BILLS TO PROTECT YOUTH FROM HARMFUL EFFECTS OF CIGARETTES

09 | 06 | 2012
New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed two bills today to protect New York's children and teenagers from the harmful effects of cigarettes. The new laws
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APPEALS COURT BLOCKS FDA'S GRAPHIC WARNINGS ON CIGARETTES

08 | 27 | 2012
A federal appeals court struck down a law today that requires tobacco companies to show graphic health warning images on their packages and advertising. In
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