WASHINGTON, D.C. -- July 21, 2009 -- Nearly half of all states are falling short on legislative solutions to prevent and fight cancer, according to new report released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN).
Smoke-free Press Releases
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- April 15, 2008 -- Iowa Governor Chet Culver today signed the Smokefree Air Act (HF 2212), comprehensive legislation that will eliminate smoking in non-hospitality workplaces, bars and restaurants throughout the state. The statewide law will take effect July 1, 2008.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- February 26, 2008 -- Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman today signed the Nebraska Clean Indoor Act, comprehensive legislation that will eliminate smoking in workplaces, bars, restaurants and casinos throughout the state.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- February 14, 2008 -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts has announced its Sheraton and Four Points by Sheraton Hotels will make its 8,000 smoking guest rooms in 300 hotels and resorts smoke-free by December 31, 2008.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- November 15, 2007 -- Today marks the 31st anniversary of the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout®.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- October 1, 2007 -- Minnesota's statewide smoke-free law takes effect today, meaning that half of the United States is now protected by a smoke-free policy.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- June 20, 2007 -- Nearly halfway through 2007, the smoke-free movement that has swept the country in recent years has assumed an even faster pace.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- January 1, 2007 -- The District of Columbia’s smoke-free workplaces law will take full effect tomorrow, Jan. 2, when workers and patrons will finally enjoy their long-awaited right to breathe smoke-free air in all indoor workplaces, restaurants and bars.