State Tobacco Settlement 17 Years Later – Report

Arkansas ranks 8th in the country for Tobacco Cessation and prevention in this report

Since the states settled their lawsuits against the major tobacco companies in 1998, our annual reports have assessed whether the states are keeping their promise to use a significant portion of their settlement funds – estimated at $246 billion over the first 25 years – to attack the enormous public health problems caused by tobacco use in the United States. Arkansas ranks 8th in the country for Tobacco Cessation and prevention in this report

For a full report on national findings click here 

For a full report on Arkansas please click here 

This report is issued by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, American Heart Association, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Lung Association, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights and Truth Initiative.

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