Tobacco Control Press Releases
NORWALK – Representative Lucy Dathan received the National Distinguished Advocacy Award this week, the most prestigious award presented by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), in recognition of her significant contributions to the fight against cancer.
Portland, OR. – Yesterday, Washington County Circuit Court ruled against an existing ordinance to end the sale of flavored tobacco in the county.
The following can be attributed to Jamie Dunphy, Oregon director of government relations for ACS CAN:
AUGUSTA – Maine Representatives Kristen Cloutier, Jay McCreight and Michele Meyer each received the National Distinguished Advocacy Award this week, the most prestigious award presented by the American Cancer Society Cance
JUUL announced a tentative deal to pay nearly $440 million to settle a two-year, multi-state investigation into its underage marketing practices to attract young consumers to its addictive e-cigarettes. Evidence-based tobacco control is still critical.
BANGOR – This evening, the city of Bangor will once again vote on a bill that would end the sale of all flavored tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and menthol flavored products.
Ending the Sale of Flavored Tobacco is Critical to Protect Youth and Reduce Tobacco Use
COLUMBIA, MO - Today, Governor Parson, cancer survivors and health advocates met at the University of Missouri to celebrate the state’s new funding for tobacco cessation and prevention. In Missouri, smoking is responsible for 11,000 deaths in our state each year, including 31% of cancer deaths.
Today the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee released its FY 2023 spending bill that includes a $2 billion funding increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), including a $291 million funding boost for the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit ruled in favor of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the case of Prohibition Juice v. FDA, upholding the agency’s marketing denial orders (MDOs) for the manufacturer’s flavored e-cigarette products.
Starting July 25, tobacco retailers in Sacramento County are required to end the sale of all flavored tobacco products – including menthol cigarettes, e-cigarettes and flavored shisha.