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Would these new proposals help keep e-cigarettes away from Kentucky kids?

Only 52 Kentucky school districts—less than half—include e-cigarettes in their tobacco-free policies. - Adding a state tax on ... related health issues later on," he said. Chandler told ... read more

It’s time to increase state cigarette tax

Hoosiers hate taxes, but it’s hard to find a Hoosier leader who opposes the idea of doubling our tax on cigarettes. Now, Indiana can point to two good reasons to raise the tax. Not only would a higher ... read more

Oregon may require middle, high school students to undergo annual mental health exams

The pervasiveness of mental health issues and child suicide rates leads Oregon to rank as the worst state in the ... rate is even higher — closer to one in four of the district's 42,000 students. Deal... read more

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Indiana's 2019 budget must attack smoking and invest in Hoosier health

Our county ranks 91st out of Indiana’s 92 counties for health, according to national county health rankings ... working to raise the state cigarette tax by $2 per pack. Raising the tax would immediate... read more

‘Broken Promise’ report shows states spend too little of settlement money on smoking prevention

In fiscal 2020, the state ... tax revenues, but we spend less than $4 million on preventing tobacco-related diseases and helping people break their nicotine addiction,” said Ben Chandler, Chair of the ... read more

SUNDAY EDITION | New group seeks tax hike on Kentucky cigarettes amid pension woes

Other states have sought to cut smoking rates by raising taxes on cigarettes ... I can’t think of anything more important than that.” Such attempts are not new. But the effort unveiled this fall seeks ... read more

Health Advocates Sound Alarm On Kentucky Teens Vaping

Kentucky health ... no other state has banned e-cigarette flavors. “We think the state should seriously consider prohibiting the sale of flavored e-cigarettes,” said Ben Chandler, the ... read more

Hoosier Health Care Stakeholders 'Locking Arms'

Leaders from the health ... Indiana State Medical Association and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana. Mills says if the organization can help solve the tobacco issue, it will move on to tack... read more

Tobacco Taxes, Micronutrients, and Better Immunizations

Each article has a poll, and Slate readers can ... high benefits in economic terms, we can see another theme emerging: Other than tobacco taxation, the top five-ranked options would all directly impac... read more

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

All Oklahomans are at a higher risk of dying from preventable causes than most Americans. Oklahoma ranks 45th out of the 50 states on health outcomes, according to the annual America's Health Rankings ... read more

Pew report discusses economic impact of ‘sin tax’

A recent Pew Research Center report revealed that Idaho has some of the lowest revenue collected from sin taxes in the United States included in the total state budget, ranking 44th ... are necessary ... read more

State urged to spend more on public health

He pointed to $5 million set aside last year to help ... health rankings contribute to higher health care spending, which poses challenges in both expanding current businesses and recruiting new busin... read more

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