Report: N.J. Ranks One Of The Lowest In Nation In Preventing Kids From Smoking

smoking-4New Jersey ranks 46th in the nation in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and to help smokers quit. The American Cancer Society released the report today, one day before the Great American Smokeout. The report finds New Jersey currently spends $600,000 annually on tobacco prevention and cessation programs. That’s down from $7.6 million last year.

The money has been shifted to help balance the budget. Full story in Star Ledger.

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