Following New York State’s budget, agreement, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) has expressed its shock and dismay that the interests of tobacco and e-cigarette lobbyists are being put before public health.
Smoke-free Press Releases
Public health and policy experts gathered at Duke-Raleigh Hospital to discuss the potential impact of implementing smoke-free policies at the county and municipal levels in North Carolina.
Washington state lawmakers are considering legislation to allow smoking in cigar bars and require workers in these establishments to be smokers as a condition of employment.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: New Statewide Poll Shows Overwhelming Opposition to Changes in NH’s Smoke-Free Law
CONCORD – January 25, 2017 – Poll results released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) showed that the voters of New Hampshire are overwhelmingly supportive of the state’s current smoke-free law and oppose attempts to once again allow smoking in certain public pla
MEDIA ADVISORY: Cancer Patients and Survivors Travel to Concord to Urge Legislators to Protect Granite Stater’s Right to Smoke-Free Air
Cancer Patients and Survivors Travel to Concord to Urge Legislators to Protect Granite Stater’s Right to Smoke-Free Air
CONCORD – January 12, 2016 – Yesterday, New Hampshire lawmakers heard testimony on House Bill 279, which would roll back a decade old protection of clean indoor air that prohibits smoking in bars and restaurants.
They join 58 other Texas cities that have passed comprehensive smoke-free indoor workplace ordinances prohibiting smoking in enclosed workplaces and other public spaces to improve the health and quality of life for their communities.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced its final rule to require more than 3,100 public housing agencies across the country to implement smoke-free policies in their developments.