tobacco http://kunm.org en Southwest States Receive Low Grades For Tobacco Control Efforts http://kunm.org/post/southwest-states-receive-low-grades-tobacco-control-efforts <p>According to the <a href="http://www.stateoftobaccocontrol.org/" target="target_blank">American Lung Association</a>, New Mexico, Arizona, California, Nevada and Texas all received Fs for their tobacco prevention efforts. That’s primarily because the states aren’t spending amounts recommended by the <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/" target="target_blank">Centers for Disease Control</a>.</p><p><a href="http://www.stateoftobaccocontrol.org/state-grades/texas/" target="target_blank">Texas</a> got the worst grades in the Southwest, including an F for smoke-free air and restrictions.</p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 03:39:14 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 40384 at http://kunm.org Southwest States Receive Low Grades For Tobacco Control Efforts