Tobacco Taxes Press Releases
PORTLAND, ME – Today, state legislators heard from cancer and cardiovascular patients, survivors, and public health advocates during Maine’s virtual Tobacco Action Day.
ATLANTA, GA – April 1, 2021 – On the Campaign for Tobacco-free Kids’ Take Down Tobacco Day National Day of Action and in lightof the end of the Georgia session yesterday, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) reflects on the efforts of lawmakers to enact pro
ACS CAN and several other organizations have sent a letter to the New York State Senate Leadership asking for an increase in the tobacco tax.
Several organizations have joined with ACS CAN on a letter to ask Assembly Leadership for support of a tobacco tax increase.
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.
JACKSON, MS – February 26, 2021 – Mississippi health advocate groups are calling on the State Senate to amend House Bill 1439 to increase the cigarette tax by $1.50 per pack.
JACKSON, MS — February 18, 2021 — The unpredictable and dynamic nature of COVID-19 is no match for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network's (ACS CAN) volunteers' steadfast commitment.
ANNAPOLIS – Today, the Maryland Senate joined its colleagues in the House in voting to override Governor Hogan’s veto of a potentially lifesaving tobacco tax increase.
JACKSON, MS – February 4, 2021 – As lawmakers continually look to address the financial implications of the COVID-19 pandemic, the need to significantly increase Mississippi’s dangerously low tobacco taxes (40th cigarette tax in the nation) has never been more clear.
ALBUQUERQUE, NM - Today, state legislators heard from cancer patients, survivors, and public health advocates during New Mexico’s virtual Tobacco Action Day.