Georgia Scores Poorly on Tobacco Prevention

According to an article published by Georgia Health News, our state received low marks for tobacco prevention in an annual report.

Here’s an excerpt from the article:

“The state received F’s in three categories — tobacco prevention funding, tobacco taxes and smoking cessation coverage — in the annual report from the American Lung Association, released Thursday.

Georgia’s only passing grade was a C for state smoking restrictions, thanks to a 2005 state law that prohibits lighting up in most indoor places.”

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