PNS Daily Newscast - May 24, 2019 

President Trump's reported to be ready to sign disaster relief bill without money for border security. Also on the Friday rundown: House bills would give millions a path to citizenship; and remembering California’s second-deadliest disaster.

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Public News Service - SD: Smoking Prevention

Sioux Falls, SD – May is American Stroke Month, and the American Heart Association is encouraging South Dakotans to learn more about the nation's number three killer, which takes a life every three minutes. Darrin Smith, with the American Heart Association in South Dakota, says his organizatio

Yankton, SD – April is National Cancer Control month, and the American Cancer Society in South Dakota is using the observance to educate the public about the South Dakota Comprehensive Cancer Control Consortium. That coalition was formed to share and create ideas on cancer prevention and cont

Pierre, SD – When Governor Mike Rounds signed House Bill 1240 into law Thursday, South Dakota joined two dozen other states that have become smoke-free. A key sponsor of the legislation that becomes effective July 1 is House Majority Leader, Rep. Bob Faehn (R-Watertown). Faehn, who sent a lett

Pierre, SD – Will the second time be the charm? Anti-tobacco and clean air advocates are hoping for a different outcome today, when the South Dakota Senate revisits legislation to extend the workplace smoking ban. South Dakota already has a smoke-free workplace law, and the current push is t

Pierre, SD – It's "Smoke-Free Day" at the state capitol - with South Dakota residents statewide boarding buses and cars for Pierre to support stronger smoke-free laws. Laurie Jensen Wunder with the American Cancer Society>/em> Midwest Division says that high on their list of priorities is Ho

Sioux Falls, SD – Women from across the state and nation are encouraged to wear red tomorrow as part of the American Heart Association’s annual Go Red observance to raise public awareness that heart disease is the leading killer of women. More than 460,000 lives are lost to the disease e

Pierre, SD - Non-smokers have new ammunition to aim toward those who would fill their breathing space with secondhand smoke. A new study released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this month shows that a smoking ban in Pueblo, Colorado led to a significant reduction in the numbe

Pierre, SD - It's the "Great American Smokeout," an annual event sponsored by the American Cancer Sociey that challenges smokers to kick the habit. And for the first time in four years, there's good news. The federal Centers for Disease Control reports adult smoking rates have fallen from 20.8 perce

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