Virginia failed in its efforts to protect children and curb tobacco-related disease according to the American Lung Association’s State of Tobacco Control 2012 report. The Lung Association’s annual report card on tobacco control monitors progress on key tobacco control policies at the federal and state levels and assigns grades to assess whether laws are protecting [...]
States, including Virginia, can help millions of Americans quit smoking if policymakers take action to close a coverage gap left by the newly enacted U.S. health care law, a new American Lung Association report finds. In its new report, “Helping Smokers Quit: State Cessation Coverage 2010,” the American Lung Association applauds important advances in the [...]
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We’ve heard from the politicians howling about Tim Kaine proposing a tax increase during a recession. There’s another side howling over the governor’s proposed 30-cent increase in the state cigarette tax.