Tobacco Control Press Releases
Lansing, MI – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is pursuing legislation that will ease the burden of cancer in Michigan. The latest edition of the ACS CAN’s How Do You Measure Up?
CONCORD – Today, the New Hampshire Senate voted in support of legislation that would increase the statewide age of sale for tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, from 19 to 21.
Today, the D.C. City Council held a hearing on three separate pieces of legislation designed to regulate the sale and use of flavored e-cigarettes. The following statement can be attributed to Jocelyn Collins, D.C. director of government relations for ACS CAN...
Washington, D.C. – January 2, 2020 – The U.S.
Today, ACS CAN expressed mixed disappointment and support for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s two-year budget proposal, which included line items for increasing the cigarette tax and reinsurance initiatives.
Congress is poised to pass a funding bill this week that includes a $2.6 billion increase for medical research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The measure, agreed upon by both House and Senate conference committee members, also provides $296 million increase for the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
On Monday, December 16, the city of Lincoln took a step against the use e-cigarettes in the city’s public areas.
AUGUSTA, Maine - Today, Gov. Janet Mills announced that the Maine Centers for Disease Control will launch a public education campaign to combat the growing epidemic of youth e-cigarette use.
Washington, D.C. Mi– Today the US Senate voted to confirm Dr. Stephen Hahn as the next commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Following is a statement from Lisa Lacasse, president of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN):
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Today, Gov. Holcomb addressed the youth tobacco-use crisis and announced his plans to combat it at the statehouse.