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Editorial supports smokefree policies and warns of increased smoking rates (Philadelphia Inquirer)

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Click here┬áto read a Philadelphia Inquirer Editorial in support of smokefree policies which stated: “Government public-health policymakers must counter tobacco companies’ relentless push for new customers by expanding smoke-free laws to 22 states without such protections, raising cigarette taxes, and deploying aggressive ad campaigns and smoking-cessation programs…. Pennsylvania and New Jersey are among the worst offenders, both earning a grade of “F” from the American Lung Association in 2009 for funding and support for tobacco-control programs.”