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A Win-Win-Win Solution Tobacco tax increases offer a win-win-win solution for states as they work to improve the health of residents and balance budgets. Health Win: Tobacco tax increases are one of the most effective ways to reduce smoking and other tobacco use, especially among kids.… Read More
Reducing Smoking, Saving Lives, Saving MoneyComprehensive, well-funded state programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit are proven to save lives and money.The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has established Best Practices that recommend key elements of… Read More
Protecting Our Right to Breathe Clean AirThe scientific evidence is clear: Secondhand smoke causes serious diseases and premature death among nonsmokers.That's why a growing number of states, cities and countries are enacting laws that require all workplaces and public places to be smoke-free.These… Read More
Increasing the minimum sale age for tobacco products to 21 has been an important strategy in reducing smoking and other tobacco use among youth. Raising the tobacco age to 21 is part of a comprehensive strategy along with other strong measures, including prohibiting flavored tobacco products,… Read More
Ending the sale of all flavored tobacco products – including flavored e-cigarettes, menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars – is critical to stopping the youth e-cigarette epidemic and creating the first tobacco-free generation. There is a growing movement by policymakers at all levels to prohibit… Read More

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