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FAGIN: Gov. Christie doesn't get Colorado

Apparently, you believe that because Colorado has legalized pot, New Jersey is a better place to live.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government, Chris Christie, US Governors, Drugs, Marijuana, Charitable Organizations

Mon Apr 21, 2014

CBS Local

Focus on South Florida: Las Olas Wine & Food Festival

It has grown from a small intimate gathering to one of the most anticipated wine and culinary events.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Environmental groups slam Pa. smog proposal as lax

Environmental groups say Pennsylvania's federally mandated plan to reduce smog would allow coal-fired power plants to emit more pollution than they do now.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Shippingport, PA

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Wheeling News

Benefit 5K Trail Run/Walk May 10

Those seeking a breath of fresh air can find it at the Northern Panhandle's first Clean Air and Healthy Lungs 5K Trail Run/Walk set for May 10 at Grand Vue Park in Moundsville.

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Related Topix: Moundsville, WV, Charitable Organizations, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Brookfield

Milwaukee's Fight for Air Climb Breaks Another Record

On Saturday, March 22, the American Lung Association in Wisconsin hosted the #1 ranked Fight for Air Climb in the nation.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Wisconsin, Charitable Organizations, Oak Creek, WI

Mon Apr 07, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Anti-smoking groups work to kill e-cigarette bill in Florida

A bill seeking to ban the sale of e-cigarettes to minors has attracted some unlikely opponents: the American Cancer Society, the American Lung Association and the American Heart Association.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Florida, Charitable Organizations, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Education Etc.

OakCreek

Oak Creek Man Climbs the Fastest

On Saturday, March 22, the American Lung Association in Wisconsin hosted the #1 ranked Fight for Air Climb in the nation.

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Related Topix: Oak Creek, WI, Wisconsin, Charitable Organizations, Milwaukee, WI

YourErie

American Lung Association FREE Radon Test Kits

The lung health agency has identified three regions of the Commonwealth with generally lower testing rates and generally higher likelihood of high radon levels.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Pennsylvania, Health, Lung Cancer

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Statesman Journal

Time running short for climbing ambitions

There still are spaces available for the American Lung Association of the Mountain Pacific's Climb For Clean Air climbs on Mount Hood, Mount Rainier and Mount Adams, but training and fundrasing time is running out.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Oregon

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Washington Times

DRIESSEN: Clean-air rules and junk science at the EPA

The Environmental Protection Agency is issuing regulations at a record pace. Its new Tier 3 rule slashes allowable sulfur content in gasoline from 30 parts per million to 10 ppm.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, Charitable Organizations

News 4 Jax

CPAP for asthma

College professor Kurt Stoecker spends many late nights grading papers, but some nights his asthma gets the best of him.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Asthma, Health, Charitable Organizations

Thu Apr 03, 2014

10News

Santee mayor: You have freedom to be stupid

The city of Santee recently received a failing grade from the American Lung Association for allowing people to smoke in city parks.

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Related Topix: Santee, CA, Charitable Organizations

WMC-TV Memphis

Gautier officials to consider going smoke-free

The city of Gautier has received a $5,000 grant to conduct a study on whether to make it smoke-free.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations

Wed Apr 02, 2014

ABC15.com

Leaders push to see proposed e-cig regulation

Touted as a safer alternative to traditional smoking, electronic cigarettes are supposed to give smokers their nicotine fix without the cancer-causing side effects of tobacco.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Food and Drug Administration, Charitable Organizations

The Jersey Journal

Racers to climb Jersey City's tallest building to fight lung disease

To help raise awareness for the 35 million Americans who suffer from asthma and other lung diseases, the American Lung Association will hold its second annual Jersey City Fight for Air Climb on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ, Charitable Organizations

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Highlands Today

E-cigarette bills draw fire

But an effort to ban sales of the trendy nicotine-delivery tubes to people under 18 has run into controversy in the state House.

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Related Topix: Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Florida, Charitable Organizations, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, Smoking, Health, Alachua County, FL

Fri Mar 28, 2014

The Miami Herald

E-cigarette bill draws lots of debate

But an effort to ban sales of the trendy nicotine-delivery tubes to people under 18 has run into controversy in the state House.

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Related Topix: Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Charitable Organizations, Florida, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, Smoking, Health, Indian River County, FL

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

State Medicaid Coverage for Tobacco Cessation Treatments and Barriers ...

Medicaid enrollees have a higher smoking prevalence than the general population , and smoking-related disease is a major contributor to increasing Medicaid costs .

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Food and Drug Administration, Charitable Organizations

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Goose Creek Gazette

Dancing event will support ALA

The sixth annual Lowcountry Dancing With the Stars Oxygen Ball will be held on Friday, May 9 at the Charleston Marriott.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Free smoking cessation classes to begin April 2 in Waynesboro

WAYNESBORO >> A free eight-week Freedom From Smoking seminar will begin April 2 in the fellowship hall of Waynesboro Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1 State Hill Road.

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Related Topix: Waynesboro, PA, Smoking, Medicine, Charitable Organizations, Franklin County, PA, Opinion

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