PNS Daily Newscast - June 27, 2019 

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Public News Service - SD: Smoking Prevention

SIOUX FALLS, S. D. - South Dakota could make substantial progress in the fight against cancer with the passage of a ballot issue this fall, according to a new report. "How Do You Measure Up?" rates the progress states have made on six issues vital to cancer prevention and treatment, including whethe

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - South Dakota voters in 2006 approved a tax increase on tobacco products that sets aside $5 million per year for tobacco prevention programs like the quit line. This year, because of a tight budget, the South Dakota Legislature took $1.5 million away from that program. The cuts be

PIERRE, S.D. - When South Dakota lawmakers return to Pierre on Monday to finish work on the 2011 budget, they'll be faced with requests to restore full funding to tobacco prevention programs. The proposed budget calls for nearly a 50-percent cut in funding. Jennifer Stalley, state director of the

PIERRE, S.D. - Republican leaders in the South Dakota Legislature laid out their proposed cuts to the 2011 budget in Pierre Thursday. Among the decreases, almost half of the yearly budget of $5 million in tobacco prevention funds. Jennifer Stalley, project director for the South Dakota Tobacco Fre

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The heart symbols seen just about everywhere this month aren't just reminders that Valentine's Day is coming up. The American Heart Association also uses the month of February as a time for women to recognize the dangers of heart disease and do something about them. Jen McKeown

SIOUX FALLS, S. D. - Every year, just over 4,000 South Dakotans find out they have cancer, and one of the proven ways to reduce that risk is to stop smoking. The American Cancer Society's (ACS) "Great American Smoke Out" is coming up Thursday (November 19), an annual event that has helped thousands

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The nation's health care system is about to undergo a major overhaul, and a South Dakota doctor newly appointed to the Midwest Affiliate board of directors of the American Heart Association says the AHA is getting involved by promoting healthier lifestyles to reduce costs. Dr.

Pierre, SD – Supporters of South Dakota’s new smoke-free law are challenging a petition that could force the law to go to a statewide ballot in 2010. The South Dakota Tobacco Free Kids Network has filed the challenge arguing nearly 10,000 of the 25,000 signatures turned in by a group tha

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