American Lung Association
CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez has more on a new initiative aimed at stamping out lung cancer.
The Chicago metropolitan area ranked 14th worst in the nation for 24-hour particle pollution – also known as soot – and 20th worst for high ozone levels – also known as smog – and annual particle pollution, according to the Lung Association.
Sen. Ira Silverstein (D-Chicago) argued there is no safe level of second-hand smoke for a minor to be inhaling, so he’s introduced legislation to prohibit smoking in a vehicle if anyone under the age of 18 is inside.
Starting in the fall of 2012, smokers reaching for a pack of cigarettes will get an in-your-face warning about what they’re doing to themselves and the people around them.
The American Lung Association is touting a new poll which shows most Illinoisans who gamble would rather do it in a smoke-free environment.
There is good news and bad news in the American Lung Association’s annual State of the Air report card.
The ways Illinois promotes clean air, and discourages smoking, are in for an evaluation from the American Lung Association.