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PNS Daily Newscast - September 21, 2018 


We’re covering stories from around the nation including a victory for safety for nuclear site workers; President Trump chastises Republicans for not securing border wall funding; and a predicted spike in population fuels concerns about the need for care.

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Smoking Prevention

PORTLAND, Ore. – Oregon's performance on fighting cancer is a mixed bag, according to a report released Thursday. The American Cancer Society ...Read More
HELENA, Mont. - Supporters of an initiative to extend Medicaid expansion through a tax on tobacco products will learn this month if it qualifies for ...Read More
HARRISBURG, Pa. - The Pennsylvania State Assembly has stepped in to stop Philadelphia from adding its own regulations for tobacco sales. The state ...Read More
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A bill headed for Gov. Bruce Rauner's desk would make Illinois the sixth state in the country to raise the minimum age for ...Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. - New data reveals a rural/urban divide when it comes to the health of older Kentuckians. The United Health Foundation's 2018 Senior ...Read More
HARRISBURG, Pa. - State lawmakers were urged on Tuesday to end exemptions to Pennsylvania's Clean Indoor Air Act. Almost 81,000 Pennsylvanians will ...Read More
LEXINGTON, Ky. – A Kentucky city is knocking tobacco out of the park, quite literally. All ballparks in Lexington including the home of the ...Read More
CINCINNATI – The health risks of e-cigarettes are still unclear, yet a new survey finds the nicotine products are growing in popularity in Ohio ...Read More
DENVER – An increasing number of teens in Colorado and across the United States are drawn to electronic cigarettes, with such flavors as ...Read More
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota could raise the minimum age for tobacco purchases under a proposal in the Legislature. Five states and nearly 300 ...Read More
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