Washington, D.C. – Today Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) introduced legislation that would raise the federal age of sale for tobacco products from 18 to 21.
Tobacco Control Press Releases
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a major victory for America’s kids and public health, a federal judge ruled Wednesday that, in August 2017, the U.S.
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Calls on Governor Whitmer to Veto E-cigarette Legislation
Lansing, MI – May 16, 2019 – The following statement can be attributed to Andrew Schepers, director of government relations in Michigan for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network.
ANNAPOLIS - Today, Gov. Larry Hogan will enact two measures that will protect Maryland’s youth from increased risk of cancer.
Columbus, OH – May 9, 2019– This statement can be attributed to Jeff Stephens, director of government relations in Ohio for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN).
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Six leading public health and medical organizations today called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to investigate and take enforcement action against Juul for making unauthorized claims that the company’s e-cigarettes help users stop smoking.
Today the House Appropriations Committee approved an FY 2020 spending bill that includes a $2 billion funding increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and a $300 million funding boost for the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
Today, Senate President John Cullerton joined health advocates from organizations across the state to announce new legislation that would increase taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products.
BOSTON – Tomorrow, Philip Morris International Chief Executive Officer André Calantzopoulos will be the keynote speaker at the Boston College Chief Executives Club luncheon.
MONTPELIER - The Vermont House of Representatives today voted in support of S.86, commonly referred to as Tobacco 21, which would increase the statewide age of sale for tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, from 18 to 21.