Report: Washington Needs to Do More to Help Smokers Quit

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SEATTLE -- The American Cancer Society’s Consumer Action Network (ACSCAN) released a report on Friday that says Washington "woefully underfunds" programs designed to reduce cancer by getting people to stop smoking. The report calls on state lawmakers to allocate more money for tobacco prevention and cessation programs.

On the KOMO Midday News (weekdays 1-3), Mary McHale, Washington government relations director at ACSCAN, explained why the state got a poor grade. (Click the picture above to hear the audio).

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