Tobacco Regulation and Products Press Releases
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:
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) applauds the president’s continued focus and dedication to achieving the goal of the Cancer Moonshot, to end cancer as we know it. President Biden outlined several strategies in the State of the Union to reduce the cancer burden nationwide.
COLUMBIA, SC – February 7, 2022 – At the pressure of Big Tobacco and its allies, lawmakers are once again moving quickly with a proposal that would endanger the health of our children by taking away the free
ALBANY, NY – FEBRUARY 1, 2023 – Earlier today New York State Governor Kathy Hochul released her proposed budget for 2023. In response, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Senior New York Government Relations Director Michael Davoli, released the following statement:
A statement from Lisa Lacasse, president of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in response to Justice Kagan’s denial of the tobacco industry’s request for a stay on the California law to end the sale of menthol cigarettes and most other flavored tobacco products.
Washington, D,C. – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and its partners submitted an amicus curiae (or friend-of-the-court) brief today in support of the U.S.
New data from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS) finds more than 3 million youth report current use (past 30 days) of any tobacco product in 2022.
Voters in South Dakota and California made it clear on Tuesday that public health is a priority in their states.
California voters passed Proposition 31 to uphold a popular and bipartisan statewide law ending the sale of most flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes and e-cigarettes. The law, which takes effect immediately, will help protect kids from a potential lifetime of addiction, reduce tobacco use and advance health equity.