Smokefree Air Laws

This grade tells you how well your state protects the public from toxic secondhand smoke. Strong smokefree laws help protect the public from this deadly pollutant, which can cause lung cancer and heart disease. Strong smokefree laws protect workers, who otherwise have to breathe this dangerous smoke every day on their jobs. When the laws go into place, they also encourage smokers to consider quitting.


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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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