Report: State Tobacco Prevention Funding Lacking

May 25, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: EDGE

States have spent only about 3 percent of the billions they've received in tobacco taxes and legal settlements over the last decade to fund tobacco prevention programs, making it harder to reduce the death and disease caused by tobacco use, according to a report released Thursday by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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The Nanny State

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Adolph Hitler didn't smoke, was a vegiterian,and was not a womanizer.
He was perfect in the politically correct world.
Died at 55 and killed millions.
The politically incorrect world
Winston Churchill smoked womanized and drank a bottle of scotch a day.
Lived till 90 and saved Democracy.
Let people live their lives being free.
Hugh Jass

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The Nanny State wrote:
Adolph Hitler didn't smoke, was a vegiterian,and was not a womanizer.
He was perfect in the politically correct world.
Oh, yes. The holocaust was just SO politically correct. Idiot.

“Smoke if you got em”

Since: Nov 12

Huntington Beach

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Tobacco prevention is a political afterthought in the USA.

the ALA graded 40 states with an "F"

http://www.iwanttoquitsmoking.com/Smoke-Free-...

Even California.....

Damn

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