Tobacco Taxes Press Releases
“California voters saw through the tobacco industry’s smokescreen and delivered a historic victory for public health last night with the passage of a ballot initiative that increases the state’s tobacco tax by $2 per pack.
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ACS CAN has released the annual report that rates each state on their public policies in 10 issue areas that can help fight cancer, prevent cancer, and make life better for patients.
WASHINGTON, D.C. July 13, 2016 "The $1-per-pack cigarette tax increase and the first ever tax on other tobacco products in the state passed today by the Pennsylvania Legislature will help to discourage tobacco use and save lives from cancer and other serious tobacco-related diseases in the state
WASHINGTON, D.C. June 16, 2016 Significantly fewer states passed tobacco control efforts between 2010-2014 than in the previous decade, according to an article released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 's (CDC) Office on Smoking and Health (OSH).
WASHINGTON, D.C. June 10, 2015 The $1 per pack cigarette tax increase signed into law late Tuesday by Gov. Brian Sandoval will help to discourage tobacco use and save lives from cancer and other serious tobacco-related diseases in Nevada.
WASHINGTON, DC Feb 2, 2015 The president 's fiscal year 2016 budget sets an ambitious course for the national effort to prevent and treat life-threatening diseases such as cancer.
WASHINGTON, D.C. August 21, 2014 A majority of states are not measuring up on legislative solutions that prevent and fight cancer, according to a new report released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN).
WASHINGTON, DC March 12, 2014 We commend Sen.
President Obama today unveiled an FY15 budget proposal that prioritizes tobacco control with an increase in the federal tobacco tax, emphasizes the importance of primary care with an investment in workforce training for new doctors and signals his ongoing support for increased investment in medical research.