Smoke-free Press Releases
Anchorage, ALASKA – In the midst of these uncertain and challenging times, Anchorage voters have one week left to make their voices heard in the upcoming local election.
“The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, the American Lung Association and the American Heart Association want to thank Rep. Dan Frankel for his support and leadership with this legislation. If enacted, the measure would provide a pivotal step forward in protecting those in our state from the dangers of secondhand smoke. We look forward to working with him and the state legislature to protect all Pennsylvanians.”
Lincoln, Neb., – February 6, 2020 – Cancer advocates of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) from across the state traveled to the Nebraska State Capitol today to call on the Legislature to prioritize Nebraskans’ health and make the fight against cancer a top priority.
On Monday, December 16, the city of Lincoln took a step against the use e-cigarettes in the city’s public areas.
BISMARCK, ND - The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and Tobacco Free North Dakota celebrate seven years of the statewide smoke-free law that protects all North Dakotans from secondhand smoke, including the aerosol from e-cigarettes.
CHEYENNE, Wyo.—The Cheyenne City Council heard public testimony on Monday night as they considered adding electronic cigarettes to the local smoke-free law.
ATLANTA - Today, the Atlanta City Council voted in support of ordinance that will protect everyone’s right to breathe clean air in workplaces across the city.
TALLAHASSEE – On July 1, Florida’s Clean Indoor Air Act (FCIAA) will be updated to prohibit the use of e-cigarettes, also known as “vaping,” anywhere smoking is already prohibited.
Washington, D.C– June 11, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) announced yesterday that it will adopt a smoke-free policy for patients, visitors, contractors, volunteers and other vendors at all DVA health care facilities.