Smoke-free Press Releases
AUGUSTA, GA — July 27, 2021 — Today, the Augusta-Richmond County Commission will consider weakening the county’s popular smoke-free ordinance, amending the policy to establish cigar lounges in order to allow cigar smoking in certain indoor spaces.
Statement from American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Government Relations Director Bryan Hannon
The emergency order prohibiting smoking in casinos has been lifted. ACS CAN says employees and vistors should have their health protected and smoking should again be prohibited.
New Jersey Casinos have been smoke-free due to the pandemic. Lawmakers are considering legislation that would bring smoking back to casinos. These organizations are asking to put the health of all New Jerseyans first.
ACS CAN and other organizations have delivered a letter to Gov. Murphy asking to keep New Jeresy's casinos smoke-free.
ALBUQUERQUE – As Governor Michelle Lujan-Grisham is planning to call a special session to pass the Cannabis Regulation Act, a coalition of leading public health groups across New Mexico joined together to urge lawmakers to protect the state’s smokefree air laws, cautioning again
HELENA, Mont.—Leading public health organizations applaud the legislators’ decision to uphold Montana’s popular, longstanding Clean Indoor Air Act and smoke-free protections by tabling House Bill 285 today. Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 6-5 to table the bill.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – This statement can be attributed to six of the leading health advocacy organizations in West Virginia: American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association, American Lung Association, American Nonsmokers’ Rights Foundation, Campaign for To
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new advertisements today as they kick off the 10th year of the highly successful “Tips from Former Smokers” national campaign. The ads will run March 1 through September 26 on national cable and network television, streaming radio and online.
CHARLESTON, W. Va. – Today, the Senate Health and Human Services Committee passed legislation that would take away local health departments’ authority to take action on smoke-free air ordinances and other public health policies.