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COURT UPHOLDS NYC BAN ON FLAVORED TOBACCO PRODUCTS

03 | 01 | 2013
The tobacco industry has lost its appeal to stop the city's ban on flavored tobacco products. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today affirmed a lower
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STATE LEGISLATURE CONSIDERS MANDATING CARS WITH KIDS BE SMOKE-FREE

02 | 22 | 2013
New York State Assembly Member Dennis Gabryszak is one of several co-sponsors for a bill that would make smoking in car with a child a crime.  Under the
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ADULTS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS SMOKE AT A HIGHER RATE

02 | 06 | 2013
According to a new report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than a third of adults with mental illness smoke, a
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SMOKERS LOSE 10+ YEARS OF LIFE

01 | 25 | 2013
Two new studies published today in the New England Journal of Medicine show that smoking remains a huge public health problem in this country. One study
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NEW YORK STATE DOESN'T MAKE THE GRADE IN TOBACCO REPORT

01 | 18 | 2013
New York failed to protect children from Big Tobacco’s marketing tactics by neglecting to invest in programs and policies proven to reduce tobacco use
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TEEN SMOKING KEEPS FALLING

12 | 28 | 2012
Monitoring the Future, an annual report funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, found cigarette use among U.S. teenagers fell to historic lows and a
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LGBT GROUPS FIGHT TARGETING BY BIG TOBACCO

12 | 18 | 2012
LGBT people smoke cigarettes at rates that are nearly 70 percent higher than the general population. It is estimated that LGBT adults are 1.5 to 2.5 times
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NEW STUDY INDICATES SECONDHAND SMOKE AFFECTS MOST APARTMENT RESIDENTS

12 | 18 | 2012
A new study published in Nicotine & Tobacco Research indicated that one-quarter of U.S. residents (25.8%, 79.2 million) live in multi-unit housing, and
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TEENS MAY BUY LESS TOBACCO WHEN DISPLAYS ARE HIDDEN

12 | 06 | 2012
A new study conducted using a virtual reality game suggests teens may be less likely to try to buy cigarettes at convenience stores if they aren't sold in
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AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION REPORT SAYS U.S. IS AT A TIPPING POINT FOR POLICIES THAT HELP SMOKERS QUIT

12 | 06 | 2012
According to a new report released by the American Lung Association today, the country is at a tipping point in regards to policies that help smokers quit.
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