tobacco prevention programs http://wrvo.org en Anti-cancer groups want candy-flavored cigars banned http://wrvo.org/post/anti-cancer-groups-want-candy-flavored-cigars-banned <p>Anti-cancer groups are seeking to ban the sale of fruit and chocolate flavored cigars in New York state that they say are target to children.<br><br>The products include chocolate, strawberry and grape flavored cigars, which sell for under a dollar at common convenience stores. Also available on line are gummy bear and cookie dough flavored chewing tobacco and other related products. Mon, 03 Jun 2013 12:59:57 +0000 Karen DeWitt 38871 at http://wrvo.org New York state gets failing grades for anti-smoking programs http://wrvo.org/post/new-york-state-gets-failing-grades-anti-smoking-programs <p>The American Cancer Society has given New York state a mixed report card when it comes to cancer prevention. The group says the most glaring error is the lack of investment in anti-smoking campaigns.<br /><br />The American Cancer Society has issued its annual report card, rating states on how well they are doing to prevent cancer through encouraging cancer screenings, banning smoking from public places, and smoking prevention programs.</p><p> Fri, 10 Aug 2012 14:12:17 +0000 Karen DeWitt 24073 at http://wrvo.org New York state gets failing grades for anti-smoking programs