Delaying implementation of a new smoke-free ordinance for Shreveport’s casinos denies employees and visitors a healthy gaming environment and could jeopardize the city’s public health progress altogether.
Smoke-free Press Releases
Anchorage Voters Uphold Strong Smoke-free Protections by Defeating Proposition that Would Have Allowed Smoking inside Marijuana Stores
Anchorage, ALASKA – Anchorage voters defeated Proposition 11, which would have weakened the city smoke-free law and allowed onsite marijuana consumption. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) opposed Proposition 11.
In Uncertain Times, Cancer Prevention Advocates Oppose Weakening City Smoke-free Law and Urge Anchorage Voters to Vote No on Prop 11
Anchorage, ALASKA – In the midst of these uncertain and challenging times, Anchorage voters have one week left to make their voices heard in the upcoming local election.
Measure to Protect Pennsylvanians from Dangers of Secondhand Smoke Supported by Leading Health Organizations
“The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, the American Lung Association and the American Heart Association want to thank Rep. Dan Frankel for his support and leadership with this legislation. If enacted, the measure would provide a pivotal step forward in protecting those in our state from the dangers of secondhand smoke. We look forward to working with him and the state legislature to protect all Pennsylvanians.”
CHEYENNE, Wyo.—The Cheyenne City Council heard public testimony on Monday night as they considered adding electronic cigarettes to the local smoke-free law.
ATLANTA - Today, the Atlanta City Council voted in support of ordinance that will protect everyone’s right to breathe clean air in workplaces across the city.
TALLAHASSEE – On July 1, Florida’s Clean Indoor Air Act (FCIAA) will be updated to prohibit the use of e-cigarettes, also known as “vaping,” anywhere smoking is already prohibited.
Washington, D.C– June 11, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) announced yesterday that it will adopt a smoke-free policy for patients, visitors, contractors, volunteers and other vendors at all DVA health care facilities.
DENVER, Colo.—Jared Polis enacted legislation today (House Bill 1076) that adds e-cigarettes to Colorado’s statewide smoke-free law and prohibits their use in public places and workplaces. The new law takes effect July 1.