Good Marks for NYC Anti-Smoking Laws

Tuesday, January 09, 2007

The American Lung Association says that the city has some of the best anti-tobacco laws in the country. The only state with better scores is Maine. The annual rankings of the ``State of Tobacco Control'' report gives an ``A'' ranking for New York's efforts in three areas: smoke free air, youth access to tobacco and prevention and control spending. The state received a score of ``B'' for its cigarette taxes. Maine had A's in all four categories.

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