Today, a bipartisan, bicameral group of congressional lawmakers introduced legislation which would prohibit the use of all combustible tobacco products and the use of e-cigarettes at healthcare facilities managed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Tobacco Control Press Releases
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is disappointed that lawmakers chose Big Tobacco over the health of West Virginians in the state budget.
The Maine legislature is set to hear testimony on two bills that would take away municipalities control over certain public health ordinances
ACS CAN Releases Analysis Showing 14,000 Deaths Annually in New York From a Cancer Linked to Cigarette Smoking
ALBANY, NY—MARCH 15, 2023— Utilizing information from the New York State Cancer Registry, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) released an analysis showing the devastating impact that cancers linked to tobacco use have on New Yorkers.
MEDIA ADVISORY – PRESS CONFERENCE: Buffalo Community Leaders Rally around Governor Hochul’s Tobacco Proposals, Moved by Data Showing Link between Tobacco Use & Cancer Deaths
BUFFALO, NY –MARCH 11, 2023 – As budget discussions among state legislators pick up speed at the Capitol, Erie County religious, health and community leaders are set to rally alongside cancer patients and survivors on Monday, March 13.
BUFFALO, NY—MARCH 8, 2023— Utilizing data from the New York State Cancer Registry, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) released data showing the devastating impact that cancers linked to tobacco have on New Yorkers, specifically those living in Erie County:
On behalf of cancer patients, survivors and their families, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is pleased to see the president’s continued focus and dedication to achieving the goal of the Cancer Moonshot, to end cancer as we know it.
Senators Vocalize Strong Bipartisan Opposition on Bill That Would Remove Local Power to Protect Children from Tobacco
COLUMBIA, SC –March 7, 2023 – Late last week, Sen. McElveen, Sen. Kimpson, and Sen.