Tobacco Taxes Press Releases
WASHINGTON, DC Feb 2, 2015 The president 's fiscal year 2016 budget sets an ambitious course for the national effort to prevent and treat life-threatening diseases such as cancer.
WASHINGTON, D.C. August 21, 2014 A majority of states are not measuring up on legislative solutions that prevent and fight cancer, according to a new report released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN).
WASHINGTON, DC March 12, 2014 We commend Sen.
President Obama today unveiled an FY15 budget proposal that prioritizes tobacco control with an increase in the federal tobacco tax, emphasizes the importance of primary care with an investment in workforce training for new doctors and signals his ongoing support for increased investment in medical research.
WASHINGTON, D.C.æ January 28, 2014 Cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones are calling on the president to commit to keeping the fight against cancer a top national priority.
ATLANTA) January 17, 2014 The U.S. Surgeon General 's Report on the Health Consequences of Smoking released today celebrates progress in reducing tobacco 's toll over the past 50 years and offers a prescription for ending the epidemic of death and disease caused by tobacco products.
WASHINGTON, DC - As the United States marks the 50th anniversary of the first Surgeon General 's Report on Smoking and Health, seven leading public health and medical organizations today called for a new national commitment to end the tobacco epidemic for good.
More than 8 million premature deaths have been avoided and life expectancy has been extended for men by more than two years and for women by more than 1.5 years over the past 50 years due in large part to tobacco control efforts such as increased tobacco taxes, smoke-free air laws, marketing and sales restrictions and cessation treatment programs, according to a study released in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) today.
WASHINGTON, D.C. August 15, 2013 A majority of states are not measuring up on legislative solutions that prevent and fight cancer, according to a new report released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN).
WASHINGTON, D.C. June 6, 2012 The following is a statement from John R.