Gov. Murphy has signed an Executive Order that allows smokng indoors at casinos and outdoors where food is served. ACS CAN asks Gov. Murphy to work with the legislature to remove this loophole.
Tobacco Taxes Press Releases
ACS CAN Applauds Cigarette Tax Increase and Maintained Funding for Cancer Programs in Gov. Murphy’s Proposed Budget
Gov. Murphy has included a cigarette tax increase and steady funding for crucial cancer programs. NJ Government Relactions Director Michael Davoli responds.
New Data: Increasing Price of Tobacco Would Spur Thousands to Quit Smoking, Generate Millions in New Revenue and Save the State Billions of Dollars
As Gov. Murphy prepares his budget proposal ACS CAN and Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids have released powerful new information on increasint tax on tobacco Products
ATLANTA, GA – June 26, 2020 – SB 375, a bill enacting harsh penalties on youth and taxing e-cigarettes too low to reduce youth use, has moved quickly and passed through the Georgia General Assembly.
Lawmakers Could Generate $425 Million in Annual Revenue by Including Raised Tobacco Taxes in COVID-19 Response
ATLANTA, GA – June 9, 2020 – As lawmakers look to address both the budget deficit from earlier in the legislative session and the financial implications of the COVID-19 pandemic, the need to significantly increase Georgia’s low tobacco taxes and the crucial part it can play in th
ATLANTA, GA – March 5, 2020 – Yesterday, the House Ways & Means Committee passed HB 864, advancing legislation that would reduce tobacco taxes on certain products by half and fail to adequately tax e-cigarettes amidst talks to significantly increase Georgia’s dangerously low
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.