COLUMBIA, SC – April 6, 2021– Today, over 11 national and local public health groups issued a letter to members of the South Carolina General Assembly, urging them to oppose bills H. 3681 and S. 498.
Tobacco Control Press Releases
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – (April 5, 2021) – Today, health advocate groups in Alabama issued the following statement regarding House Bill 273, which passed the Alabama House of Representatives last Tuesday.
NASHVILLE, TN – March 30, 2021 –Health advocacy organizations in Tennessee committed to protecting kids from the harmful effects of tobacco products and nicotine addiction call on the legislature to vote no on Senate Bill 1047 and House Bill 705.
Public Health Organizations Call on Lawmakers to Protect NM’s Clean Indoor Air Laws; Express Concern Over Cannabis Regulation Act
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.
Hawaii Cancer Advocates Host Virtual Day of Action to Urge Lawmakers to Prioritize Tobacco Prevention and Fund Cancer Research
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).