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PNS Daily Newscast - January 19, 2018 


It will be up to the U.S. Senate today to take the next step, if a government shutdown is to be averted; also in focus on our Friday rundown, President Trump extends Religious-Refusal Protections to health providers; and, we will tell you about a 15 year old in North Carolina who just formed a Political Action Committee.

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Smoking Prevention

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Among the items on hundreds of Tennesseans' New Year's resolution lists are promises to quit smoking. But a new study by ...Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Could increasing the cigarette tax by $1 save lives and improve Kentucky's budget woes? That's what the majority of Kentucky voters ...Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio – About 22 percent of Ohio adults are current smokers and data from a recent survey indicates that changes in policy could help ...Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Big tobacco is coming clean about the dangers of smoking, and health advocates in Ohio are celebrating. The tobacco industry ...Read More
SEATTLE – Thursday is the Great American Smokeout, an event challenging people to make plans to quit smoking. There are more than 36 million ...Read More
HARTFORD, Conn. – The budget passed by the state Legislature takes a significant step toward reducing the incidence of cancer in Connecticut ...Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. – A new statewide alliance says it's ready to take bold action to protect Kentuckians from the dangers associated with tobacco ...Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio is part of a "Tobacco Nation," a nickname for the dozen states where smoking rates are the highest in the country ...Read More
HARRISBURG, Pa. - More than two-thirds of Pennsylvania voters favor passing a law that would prohibit smoking inside all workplaces in the state ...Read More
HARTFORD, Conn. - State House Democrats want to raise Connecticut's tobacco tax, but is it enough to advance public health? The latest House ...Read More
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