Tobacco Control Press Releases
Des Moines, Iowa – The Iowa Legislature approved a budget bill today that includes initiatives supported by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) to improve cancer prevention, early detection and treatment.
CONCORD – Today, New Hampshire’s Senate Finance Committee voted on key public health budget measures relating to tobacco control.
TALLAHASSEE, FL – May 7, 2021 – Today, Gov. Ron DeSantis officially signed Senate bill 1080 into law – a bill disguised as a solution to today’s youth tobacco epidemic. Below is a statement on behalf of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network in reaction.
TALLAHASSEE, FL – May 6, 2021 –The Florida Legislature last Wednesday passed SB 1080 – a bill disguised as a solution to today’s youth tobacco epidemic.
Phoenix, Ariz. – Today the Arizona Senate voted 18 to 10 to support Big Tobacco over Arizona kids.
ACS CAN has kicked off NYC Week of Action by delivering letters to Mayor de Blasio and Speaker Johnson asking for support for tobacco control as well as early detection and preveention.
LAS VEGAS—Cancer patients, survivors and advocates from across Nevada will meet virtually this week with Nevada lawmakers during the state’s Cancer Action Week, hosted by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN).
ACS CAN has launched a NYC Week of Action. It was kicked off by delivering letters to Mayor de Blasio and Speaker Johnson askng for support for tobacco control programs as well as well as early detection and prevention.
BISMARCK—The North Dakota Legislature adjourned last night and passed its 2021-2023 biennium budget, which includes funding for critical cancer screening programs and tobacco prevention and cessation efforts. They also reauthorized Medicaid expansion funding for another two years.