Blog posts matching "Control de tabaco"

29 de Marzo de 2013

Celebrating 10 Years of a Smoke-Free NYC

This Saturday marks the 10-year anniversary of New York CityŠ—'s landmark smoke-free law. The NYC Smoke-Free Air Act ensures that all New Yorkers can breathe smoke-free air in their workplaces, whether thatŠ—'s in a high-rise office building, a neighborhood restaurant or a bar.

28 de Marzo de 2013

CDC Launches Second Phase of Tips Campaign

The second phase of the ads were officially announced this morning, and will be seen nationally beginning April 1. In support, I recorded this short video to commemorate the CDCŠ—'s bold efforts to combat tobacco use

14 de Marzo de 2013

New Study Proves Tobacco Industry Deception Continues

But thanks to the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, which Congress passed in 2009, the FDA now has regulatory authority over the tobacco industry, reining in its misleading marketing of its deadly products. The law included a ban on terms such as Š—“light,Š— Š—“mildŠ— and Š—“low tarŠ— from tobacco packaging and marketing. Unfortunately, a new study I came across today documents how the tobacco industry is using deceptive tactics to sidestep this ban.

4 de Marzo de 2013

CDC Re-Launches Historic Effort to Curb Tobacco Use

March 4, 2013

Around this time last year, the CDC launched a provocative advertising campaign aimed at educating the public about the dangers of smoking and what it's like to live with a serious medical condition caused by smoking. That campaign was called Tips from Former Smokers, and I'm excited to announce that it is back on the air.

21 de Febrero de 2013

Tobacco Industry Exploits Trade Agreements

The TPP trade negotiations present an important opportunity to begin, and set a precedent for, treating tobacco products differently to achieve the economic development, poverty alleviation and health goals the president discussed.

4 de Febrero de 2013

World Cancer Day 2013

Today, as we do every February 4, we commemorate World Cancer Day. Organized by the Union for International Cancer Control (IUCC), World Cancer Day is a day for the global cancer community to come together and make our voices heard as we raise awareness about the need to make the fight to defeat cancer an international priority.

27 de Diciembre de 2012

Looking Back on 2012

I can hardly believe 2012 is coming to an end. As the new year approaches, I always like to think back on the accomplishments and significant events of the past 12 months. To say ACS CAN was busy this year is an understatement. We had a great year, and I want to share some of our highlights with you.

6 de Diciembre de 2012

States Grossly Underfunding Tobacco Prevention Programs

According to an annual report ACS CAN released today with several other public health organizations, states will spend less than two percent of this settlement money on programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit. This means the states are spending less than two pennies of every dollar in tobacco revenue to fight tobacco addiction.

28 de Noviembre de 2012

Tobacco Companies Ordered to Tell the Truth About Their Products

Tobacco control advocates had much cause for celebration yesterday! In a victory for public health, U.S. District Court Judge Gladys Kessler ordered strong corrective statements that the tobacco companies must make to explain that they deliberately deceived the American public for decades about the health hazards of their deadly products.