Tobacco Control Press Releases
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.
The following statement can be attributed to Andrew Schepers, director of government relations in Michigan for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network.
Rhode Island Advocates Urge General Assembly to Mark World No Tobacco Day by Committing to Support Tobacco 21
PROVIDENCE – Today marks World No Tobacco Day, an annual awareness day sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) to highlight the health risks associated with tobacco use and encourage governments to adopt effective policies to reduce smoking and the use of other tobacco p
HARTFORD - The Connecticut Senate marked today, World No Tobacco Day, by voting in support of HB7200. This bill would increase the statewide age of sale for tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, from 18 to 21.
DENVER, Colo.—Jared Polis enacted legislation today (House Bill 1076) that adds e-cigarettes to Colorado’s statewide smoke-free law and prohibits their use in public places and workplaces. The new law takes effect July 1.
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.