Tobacco Control Press Releases
Washington, D.C. – February 28, 2020 – In a historic vote, the United States House of Representatives approved comprehensive legislation today that would prohibit menthol cigarettes and all other flavored tobacco products. The Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act (H.R.
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Believes the Wyoming Legislature Can Do More to Stand Up to Big Tobacco, Urges Lawmakers to Reject Flawed Tobacco Bills
Cheyenne, WY – As the Wyoming legislature is in full swing, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) believes our lawmakers have more to do in the prevention of tobacco.
SALEM, Ore.—Cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones convened at the State Capitol today, February 27, for the annual Cancer Action Day at the Capitol, hosted by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN).
TALLAHASSEE, FL – February 26, 2020 – This session, House members have renounced their promise to protect youth from a lifetime of tobacco addiction by turning a blind eye to the comprehensive, evidence-based policies that would do so.
Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot issued the final report yesterday from the Task Force on Electronic Smoking Devices, outlining the task force’s recommendations to reduce youth e-cigarette use. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) determined that the plan misses the mark in terms seeing worthwhile results.
Cancer Advocates Held Cancer Action Day at Capitol Today, Urging Lawmakers to Protect Kids from Tobacco and Preserve Access to Health Care through Medicaid
JUNEAU, Alaska – Cancer patients, their families and other volunteers from around the state who have been touched by cancer united at the State Capitol in Juneau today to share their personal stories and push for policy change to fight cancer.
Washington, D.C. – February 13, 2020 – A report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Office on Smoking and Health (OSH) provides an updated snapshot of states’ Medicaid coverage of tobacco cessation treatments and therapies.