The American Lung Association State of Tobacco Control® 2013 report is the result of the hard work of many people:
In the American Lung Association National Headquarters:
Paul Billings, who supervised the work; Thomas Carr, who directed the project, compiled and analyzed data, and wrote parts of the report; Erika Sward, who wrote and reviewed parts of the report; Nick Sukachevin, who helped coordinate field outreach and e-advocacy efforts around the report; Jennifer Singleterry, who collected and analyzed data for the cessation coverage section, wrote and reviewed parts of the report; Zach Jump, MA, who helped compile and review data for the report; Susan Rappaport, MPH, who oversaw the data collection; Jean Haldorsen, who supervised production and creative of the print edition; Betty Yuan-Cardinal, who directed the report's development online, and Todd Nimirowski, Joseph Landolfi and Laura Lavelle who oversaw the development of the report website and web outreach for the report; Mary Havell McGinty, Michael Townsend and Gregg Tubbs who directed internal and external communications and media outreach for the report.
In the nationwide American Lung Association:
All Lung Association field offices wrote the State Highlights sections for their respective states, gathered data for the report, and reviewed and commented on drafts of the report.
Outside the American Lung Association:
Randy Tibbott with Our Designs Inc. who designed the PDF version of the report.
Thanks also goes to staff with state health departments, state tobacco control programs, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and partner organizations for answering questions and providing information/data.
The American Lung Association State of Tobacco Control® 2013 report is for informational purposes only. The American Lung Association does not guarantee the accuracy of the contents of this book. Laws change, often quite rapidly, and interpretations of statutes may vary from court to court. Legislation may have been acted upon, or cases decided, after this book went to press. The cut-off date for new laws to be considered was January 2, 2013.
The American Lung Association hereby specifically disclaims any liability for loss incurred as a consequence of the use of any material in this book.
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