Tobacco Control Press Releases
ALBUQUERQUE – As Governor Michelle Lujan-Grisham is planning to call a special session to pass the Cannabis Regulation Act, a coalition of leading public health groups across New Mexico joined together to urge lawmakers to protect the state’s smokefree air laws, cautioning again
TALLAHASSEE, FL – March 24, 2021 – Amid stalled progress in reducing youth tobacco use and a pandemic that has made Floridians acutely aware of the importance of respiratory health, Florida lawmakers are advancing bills HB 987 and SB 1080 that would maintain harsh penalties stric
New legislation introduced Tuesday would make permanent a change in Medicaid coverage for cessation services implemented in 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
HELENA, Mont.—Leading public health organizations applaud the legislators’ decision to uphold Montana’s popular, longstanding Clean Indoor Air Act and smoke-free protections by tabling House Bill 285 today. Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 6-5 to table the bill.
FRANKFORT, KY–The Kentucky legislature recently passed legislation to remove the tax on some e-cigarette hardware.
HONOLULU—Today, state lawmakers heard from cancer patients, survivors and volunteer advocates from across the state during a virtual Cancer Action Day, hosted by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN).
COLUMBIA, SC – March 10, 2021– The below is a statement on behalf of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and can be attributed to Beth Johnson, ACS CAN Government Relations Director for South Carolina.
HONOLULU—The State House passed a bill today that would jeopardize Hawaii’s successful efforts to reduce tobacco use by removing protected funding for the state’s Tobacco Prevention and Control Trust Fund.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new advertisements today as they kick off the 10th year of the highly successful “Tips from Former Smokers” national campaign. The ads will run March 1 through September 26 on national cable and network television, streaming radio and online.
AUGUSTA – Later today, Gov. Janet Mills will deliver her State of the Budget address.