Menthol Cigarettes and Flavored Cigars Press Releases
BUFFALO, NY –MARCH 11, 2023 – As budget discussions among state legislators pick up speed at the Capitol, Erie County religious, health and community leaders are set to rally alongside cancer patients and survivors on Monday, March 13.
BUFFALO, NY—MARCH 8, 2023— Utilizing data from the New York State Cancer Registry, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) released data showing the devastating impact that cancers linked to tobacco have on New Yorkers, specifically those living in Erie County:
ALBANY, NY –FEBRUARY 24, 2023 – Cancer survivors, their families and caregivers from across New York will gather at the Capitol building to ask legislators to support policies that improve New Yorkers’ access to cancer screenings and early detection services and institute lifesaving tobacco contr
ALBANY, NY – February 11, 2023 – In anticipation of Valentine’s Day, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will be visiting Albany on Monday, February 13 to deliver love notes to lawmakers in the form of Valentine’s Day cards, advocating that they increase the Cancer Service
ALBANY, NY – FEBRUARY 1, 2023 – Earlier today New York State Governor Kathy Hochul released her proposed budget for 2023. In response, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Senior New York Government Relations Director Michael Davoli, released the following statement:
In advance of Gov. Phil Scott’s budget address, cancer patients and survivors calling on the governor and elected officials to protect the health of all Vermont residents by increasing funding for the state’s tobacco control program.
Late last week, the Oregon legislature introduced HB 3090 which would end the sale of menthol cigarettes and all other flavored tobacco products, including cigars, hookah, e-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco.
ALBANY, NY – JANUARY 10, 2023 – This afternoon Governor Hochul joined leaders from across New York to give the annual State of the State address, outlining her policy priorities for the coming year.
ST. PAUL, Minn. – “As lawmakers dive into the 2023 legislative session, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) urges legislators to prioritize passing legislation to ease the burden of cancer on Minnesotans.
Ending the Sale of Flavored Tobacco is Critical to Protect Youth and Reduce Tobacco Use