Prevention and Cessation Press Releases
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- December 4, 2014 -- The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to pass a Defense Authorization Act today that if enacted would have both a detrimental and a positive impact on the military's tobacco control efforts.
WASHINGTON, D.C. November 13, 2014 Following is a statement from Chris Hansen, president of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), about the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 's release today of data from its annual National Youth Tobacco Survey:
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, D.C. June 24, 2014 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new advertisements today as part of its ongoing Tips from Former Smokers national campaign. The following is a statement from John R.
WASHINGTON, D.C. June 12, 2014 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today released results from the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance (YRBS) survey showing youth cigarette use has declined to 15.7 percent, a historic low.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler on Monday issued a final order detailing how major U.S.
The information issued today provides much-needed clarity to plans and insurers on what constitutes a comprehensive tobacco cessation benefit under the Affordable Care Act.
The majority of states areæmissing opportunities to reduce tobacco-related deaths and health care costs byæproviding inadequate tobacco cessation coverageæand erecting barriers to effective quit tools in their Medicaid programs, according to a report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 's (CDC) Office on Smoking and Health (OSH).
(ATLANTA) February 4, 2014 The American Cancer Society and ACS CAN are pleased that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is exercising its authority under the 2009 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act and undertaking a significant and high-profile effort to reach youth before they
(ATLANTA) February 3, 2014 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 's successful äóÖTips from Former Smokers ' campaign, which begins its third wave of advertising today, has already caused millions of Americans to take action to quit smoking.