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PNS Daily Newscast - January 18, 2018  


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Public News Service - MT: Smoking Prevention

A new report points to Montana's smoke-free laws in buildings as a good step toward cancer prevention. (Pixabay)

HELENA, Mont. – Montana is making progress in helping people prevent cancer but still has room to improve, according to a new report. An annual report from the American Cancer Society's "Cancer Action Network" gives the state passing grades for its smoke-free laws in buildings and for increa

Helena, MT – Tobacco products may soon include a complete list of ingredients, and tobacco manufacturers would no longer be allowed to sell candy- and fruit-flavored cigarettes. Congress approved those and other changes in a proposed tobacco product control law Thursday. President Obama has pr

Helena, MT – It's been five years, and almost 10,000 Montanans can brag about being tobacco-free. The Montana Tobacco Quit Line turns five years old this month and is celebrating one of the highest success rates nationwide in helping people stop smoking or stop using chewing tobacco. Lewis a

Helena, MT – More than 50 Montana churches are celebrating a Smoke Free Sabbath weekend. Messages about the health threat of secondhand smoke will be heard from the pulpit, or congregation meetings, at churches throughout the state. The Reverend Jim Shelden is a chaplain at St. Peter's Hospit

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