The American Lung Association recently released the results of a study that compared states' efforts to cut down the number of residents that smoke. Massachusetts received an "F" rating for both prevention and creating programs that help smokers quit.
In fiscal year 2012, Massachusetts reportedly spent $4,150,703 in state funding and $5,751,110 in federal funding on tobacco control programs — a total of $9,901,813.
So Medfield, we want to know ...
Today's question: Do you think the state should be doing more to prevent residents from starting to smoke and to help them quit? Answer our poll question and share any additional comments in our comments section.