Tobacco Taxes Press Releases
ALBANY, NY – MAY 1, 2023 – Earlier today New York State leaders released details on the agreed upon 2023-24 budget and will soon adopt each of the budget bills—the contents of which are a mixed bag at best in the fight against cancer.
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is beyond disappointed that the legislature prioritized Big Tobacco’s profits over the health of Hoosiers.
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:
TRENTON, NJ – FEBRUARY 27, 2023 – Governor Murphy is expected to release his 2023-24 Executive Budget tomorrow, setting the legislative and fiscal agenda for the year.
ALBANY, NY –FEBRUARY 24, 2023 – Cancer survivors, their families and caregivers from across New York will gather at the Capitol building to ask legislators to support policies that improve New Yorkers’ access to cancer screenings and early detection services and institute lifesaving tobacco contr
INDIANAPOLIS, IN – “Yesterday, the Indiana House passed a budget that fails to prioritize reducing Indiana’s high tobacco burden.
Indiana Must Do Better to Reduce the Burden of Cancer by Passing Fact-Based Legislation
ALBANY, NY – February 11, 2023 – In anticipation of Valentine’s Day, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will be visiting Albany on Monday, February 13 to deliver love notes to lawmakers in the form of Valentine’s Day cards, advocating that they increase the Cancer Service
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: