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American Cancer Society report says higher tobacco taxes best way to prevent cancer deaths

Tobacco control efforts such as cigarette taxes must be expanded to prevent cancer deaths, as research shows it is the top cause of cancer deaths despite lower smoking rates, the American Cancer Socie... read more

State senator says $1-per-pack tobacco tax increase would save lives

The average cost of a pack in New Mexico is $6.17, said Sandra Adondakis of the American Cancer Society’s Action Network. In addition, Morales’ bill would increase taxes on cigars, smokeless tobacco . ... read more

Mincer: Raise tobacco tax in Wyoming

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network knows that raising the price of tobacco products is the single most effective way to save ... we can to prevent future smokers and their premature dea... read more

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Report: Big tobacco is targeting the world's most vulnerable to increase profits

The report was released at the 17th World Congress on Tobacco OR Health in Cape Town, South Africa. In 2016 alone, tobacco use caused over 7.1 million deaths worldwide ... Health Policy Research at th... read more


'Fierce' Big Tobacco lobbyists stopped the smoking tax in Montana

But Montana lawmakers and lobbyists say the opposition this year was particularly fierce. "Montana is considered Marlboro Country," said Kristin Page Nei, a lobbyist for the American Cancer Society th... read more

Daily on Healthcare: Yes, ‘Medicare for all’ would do away with private healthcare plans

Higher taxes on tobacco key to tackling cancer deaths, American Cancer Society says ... released a report on Wednesday calling for an extension of efforts aimed at controlling tobacco smoking, singlin... read more

Oregon House votes to raise tobacco sales age to 21

Tobacco use also causes roughly 28 percent of all cancer deaths in the ... director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. “In fact, 95 percent of adult smokers begin smoking before th... read more

Health and Wellness News - Los Angeles Times

“One of the best ways to practice being fiercely noncompetitive is to go at your own level." The "American Woman" actress thought her healthy diet was enough, but travel and eating on the run led her ... read more

Cancer risk can be cut with good habits such as exercise and healthful eating

A Harvard School of Public Health study described 44 percent of cancer deaths as avoidable in a report that ... after menopause," says Michael Thun, vice president emeritus of epidemiology and surveil... read more

State of Oklahoma: Smoking, lack of care contribute to poor health

Deaton, a registered nurse, heads the colon cancer prevention program at the Oklahoma City Indian Clinic. The American Cancer Society expects colon cancer to kill about 750 Oklahomans this year, but t... read more

Cities across Minnesota begin to tackle tobacco regulations

A study published in Minnesota Medicine earlier this year, asserting that a higher sales age would prevent thousands of teenagers from starting to smoke, has become the foundation for the local push f... read more

Wyoming cigarette tax could go up $1 per pack. But questions about reservation sales remain.

Ellis said she was concerned that it would force the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes to impose a tax identical to the state’s tax when they might prefer to levy a higher or ... director a... read more



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