ALBANY, NY – JANUARY 23, 2023 – Following Governor Hochul’s proposed plan for shepherding a tobacco-free generation in New York, leading public health organizations—the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (TFK)— released an analysis of th
Tobacco Taxes Press Releases
Recently, Sen. Tom Takubo introduced legislation, Senate Bill 84, to increase the tax on cigarettes and all other tobacco products while investing a portion of the revenue in fact-based tobacco prevention and cessation programs. This is an important step towards a cleaner, safer, healthier West Virginia that will help kids break the cycle of addiction and tobacco-related disease.
ALBANY, NY – JANUARY 10, 2023 – This afternoon Governor Hochul joined leaders from across New York to give the annual State of the State address, outlining her policy priorities for the coming year.
As lawmakers dive into the 2023 legislative session, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) urges Speaker Huston, Rep. Thompson, and Sen. Bray and Mishler to prioritize significantly increasing taxes on all tobacco products and investing in fact-based tobacco prevention and cessation programs to ease the burden of cancer on Hoosiers.
Cancer-Fighting Advocates Mark the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout® by Calling for Action to Help People Quit Tobacco
State Lawmakers Can and Must Do Better When it Comes to Tobacco Control.
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.