Did Your State Make the Grade?


State: New York

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    Tobacco Prevention

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    Smokefree Air

  • A

    Cigarette Tax

  • F

    Cessation Coverage

Tobacco use remains the number one preventable cause of death in New York, and lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer deaths. To that end, New York has made significant progress in its expansion of smokefree areas and 2013 was no exception; the legislature passed a bill to make all hospital grounds 100 percent smokefree... Read Highlights

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The American Lung Association’s annual "State of Tobacco Control" report was released nationwide on Wednesday, January 22, 2014.

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Surgeon General’s Report

Despite the great progress of the past, in the last few years, tobacco control efforts have slowed and in some areas, even stalled.

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