Washington, D.C. – Today the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health is holding a hearing on legislation that would prohibit the sale of nearly all flavored tobacco products, including mint and menthol products, and raise the minimum age of sale of tobacco products to 21.
Tobacco Control Press Releases
ST. PAUL, Minn. -Yesterday afternoon, Gov. Walz, Lt. Gov. Flanagan and the administration addressed the youth tobacco-use crisis and announced an aggressive campaign to combat it.
CONCORD, NH (September 25, 2019) - The American Heart Association and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network are deeply disappointed by the action of NH lawmakers and Governor Sununu in coming to an agreement on a state budget that raises the age for tobacco sales only to 19 years.
BOSTON – Gov. Charlie Baker has declared e-cigarettes a “public health emergency” and has enacted a ban on the sale of e-cigarette products in Massachusetts.
American Cancer Society Advocacy Affiliate Applauds Recommendation by Los Angeles City Attorney to Halt Sales of All Flavored Tobacco Products
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) issues this statement from Los Angeles Government Relations Director Primo Castro following the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office’s recommendation to eliminate all flavor tobacco sales:
Senator Durbin Receives National Distinguished Advocacy Award for Championing Lifesaving Cancer Public Policy
Senator Dick Durbin 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 his longtime dedication to improving public health through public policy.
Senator Lisa Murkowski Receives National Distinguished Advocacy Award for Championing Lifesaving Cancer Public Policy
Senator Lisa Murkowski received the National Distinguished Advocacy Award on Tuesday, September 10, 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.