Smoke-free Press Releases
The House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs advanced legislation today that would make all Veterans Health Administration (VHA) facilities smoke-free.
Harrisburg, PA – May 8, 2017 – This statement can be attributed to five of the leading health advocacy organizations: American Heart Association, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Lung Association, the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and Americans for Nonsmok
Cancer Patients and Survivors Traveled to Harrisburg to Urge Legislators to Make Cancer a Priority
Volunteers Met with Pennsylvania Lawmakers to Ask for Support for Strengthening the Clean Indoor Air Act and Maintaining Funding for the HealthyWoman program.
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.
Adding E-cigarettes to Allegheny County’s Smoke-free Law a Victory for Public Health
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.
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
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.