(WBNG Binghamton) 2 A's and 2 F's. Those are the grades New York State gets on its 2010 Tobacco Report Card.

The American Lung Association says New York is failing to helping smokers quit.

The American Lung Association says New York is failing to helping smokers quit.

New York received an "F" for tobacco prevention and control spending in the organization's State of Tobacco Control 2010 report

The American Lung Association says funding for New York state's tobacco control program has decreased 30 percent since 2007.

New York was also given a failing grade for its coverage of cessation services.

But the state received 2 A's. It was highly applauded for boosting its cigarette tax to the highest in the nation. New York increased its cigarette tax by $1.60 per pack in July 2010.

New York got another "A' for its expansion of smoke-free areas.

'It's just so important that we get that word out that smoking effects everyone. Not only the person who smokes but the people around them, second hand smoke. Parents and adults need to be good role models for our children," said Mary Ellen Whalen, R.N. Employee Health Coordinator at Lourdes Hospital.

Lourdes is a smoke-free hospital. It also offers free cessation counseling to help smokers quit.

New Yorkers can take advantage of the New York State Smokers' Quitline at 1-866-NYQUITS

The American Lung Association says 25,000 New Yorkers die every year from tobacco-caused disease.

Pennsylvania received C's for both Cigarette Tax and Smokefree Air. It got failing grades for its Tobacco Prevention and Control Spending and Cessation.

Click here to see the full report by the American Lung Association

The report grades all states, the District of Columbia and the federal government on tobacco control laws and regulations that were in effect as of January 1, 2011.