International Tobacco Prevention Press Releases
The final text of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) includes a historic provision that if ratified will prevent tobacco companies from suing participating nations over public health measures to reduce tobacco use.
WASHINGTON, DC May 18, 2016 The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) released a report today assessing the economic impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade and investment agreement.
U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman will join 11 other trade ministers in Auckland, New Zealand, this week to sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a trade agreement that for the first time includes a provision that protects the right of participating nations to adopt public health measures to reduce tobacco use and prevents tobacco companies from using the TPP to launch legal attacks on such measures.
Today is the American Cancer Society 's Great American Smokeout, a day that the Society encourages smokers to quit like a champion and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) urges lawmakers and the administration to champion proven tobacco control policies that save lives.
The text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement released today includes critical language agreed to by negotiators and supported by public health groups that would protect the authority of member countries to enact lifesaving tobacco control measures.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement approved today by negotiators in Atlanta reportedly includes a provision supported by public health groups that would protect the authority of member countries to enact lifesaving tobacco control measures.
WASHINGTON, DC Five leading U.S. public health organizations today called on members of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce 's Board of Directors to withdraw from the Chamber unless it stops fighting measures to reduce tobacco use around the world.
WASHINGTON January 20, 2015 In his address to Congress tonight, the president is expected to emphasize critical health priorities that each depend on public-private partnerships for success in ædefeating life-threatening diseases such as cancer, which kills more than 1,600 people in America
Following is a statement from John R. Seffrin, CEO of the American Cancer Society and its advocacy affiliate, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), about the Council on Foreign Relations report, “The Emerging Global Health Crisis: Noncommunicable Diseases in Low- and Middle-Income Countries,” which was issued 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).