Tobacco Control Press Releases
Los Angeles, Calif -
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Our organizations have commended President Trump and his Administration for recognizing the severity of the youth e-cigarette epidemic and the need for bold action to prevent e-cigarettes from addicting a generation of children.
MADISON, WI – Cancer patients and survivors marked the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) 44th annual Great American Smokeout today by calling on state lawmakers to protect the health of Wisconsin residents by passing strong tobacco control legislation. Only by tackling tobacco use through a comprehensive approach can we effectively overcome the country’s tobacco use epidemic and prevent the more than 480,000 deaths each year caused by smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke.
The advocacy affiliate of ACS, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), supports evidence-based strategies proven to reduce tobacco use including comprehensive smoke-free laws, regular and significant tobacco excise tax increases and adequately funding evidence-based tobacco prevention and cessation programs.
Lexington, KY – Cancer patients and survivors will mark the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) 44th annual Great American Smokeout happening tomorrow, November 21, by calling on the General Assembly to protect the health of Kentucky residents by passing strong tobacco control legislation including i
CONCORD – Cancer patients and survivors will mark the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) 44th annual Great American Smokeout, taking place on Thursday, by calling on lawmakers to protect the health of New Hampshire residents by passing strong tobacco control legislation.
Washington, D.C. – The following is a statement from American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network President Lisa Lacasse, responding to media reports that the U.S.
BOSTON – Today, the Massachusetts Senate voted in support of legislation that would prohibit the sale of all flavored tobacco products in the Commonwealth, including mint and menthol flavors, e-cigarettes, chewing tobacco and cigars.
Washington, D.C. – Today the House Energy and Commerce Committee held a markup 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.
TALLAHASSEE, FL – From the panhandle to the Florida Keys, cancer patients, survivors and advocates from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) met with their legislators this week in support of increasing funding for biomedical and early detection programs a