Grades Are Out For Local Tobacco Control Policies: How Did Your City Rate?
The American Lung Association in California issues its annual report which scores each city on its efforts to combat smoking and tobacco use.
Bay Area News Group:
Where Does Your Bay Area City Rate On Tobacco Policies?
Bay Area cities are ranked best in the state when it comes to controlling smoking and implementing tobacco-free policies, according to a report released Wednesday by the American Lung Association. (Tan, 2/4)
How Did San Bernardino, Los Angeles Counties Fare In This Year's Tobacco And Smoking Report?
In an annual scorecard showing where California stands on tobacco control policies, the American Lung Association in California gave a grade of C and two Ds to cities in San Bernardino County. The rest of the group of 24 got Fs. In neighboring Los Angeles County, six cities got As, including one — Manhattan Beach — that raised last year’s D to an A. (Steinberg, 2/3)
San Diego Gets D Grade For Tobacco Control Policies
The city of San Diego received a D for tobacco control policies while only two area municipalities received a grade as high as B, according to an annual report released Wednesday by the American Lung Association and its California affiliate. Statewide, California, once a national leader in tobacco control efforts, continues to fall behind other states in protecting its residents from tobacco, according to the 14th annual American Lung Association State of Tobacco Control 2016 report. (2/3)
The Press Democrat:
Sonoma County Cities Improve Scores On American Lung Association's Tobacco Report Card
Santa Rosa, Cotati and Sonoma took significant steps in 2015 to combat tobacco use among their residents, earning high marks in individual categories in the American Lung Association’s latest survey of communities statewide. Santa Rosa and Cotati scored perfect A’s in the category of smoke-free housing, a year after both cities earned F’s on the same scale. (Moore, 2/3)