Tobacco use is the no. 1 cause of preventable death in the country. In Colorado alone this year, 5,100 adults will die from smoking while 1,900 kids under age 18 will become new daily smokers.
Today the U.S. Senate will vote on a resolution under the Congressional Review Act that would stop Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Department of the Treasury guidance allowing individuals to use federal tax subsidies to purchase health insurance that does not meet coverage standards under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Health Organizations Call for Passage of State Legislation to Restrict the Sale of All Flavored Tobacco Products
Health organizations are asking the New York State Legislature to pass a package of bills that would prohibit the sale of all flavored tobacco products.
Washington, D.C. – Barriers to accessing appropriate therapies to address the physical and psychological side effects of cancer treatment continue to persist for patients and survivors, according to survey results from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN).
Washington, D.C. – October 28, 2019 – Today the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously approved the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA).
WASHINGTON, DC – As organizations committed to protecting the health of our nation’s children, we strongly urge the Trump Administration to side with America’s kids over the tobacco industry by implementing its plan to clear the market of all flavored e-cigarettes – including mint and menthol fla
Leading Health Organizations Respond to Maryland E-Cigarette Taskforce: Address the Tobacco Epidemic Through Proven Policy Solutions
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the American Heart Association (AHA), the American Lung Association (ALA), and the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids all stand united in saying that we recognize Comptroller Franchot for his concerns about the e-cigarette epidemic; however, now is the time for proven policy solutions.
October 24: ACS CAN Utah Policy Summit Highlights Youth Tobacco and E-cigarette Epidemic, Potential Policy Solutions
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah—Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in the nation. This year roughly 1,300 Utah adults will die from smoking and 800 kids under age 18 will become new daily smokers.
PORTLAND, Ore.—Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death, and this year tobacco use will kill roughly 5,500 Oregonians. Tobacco use causes nearly 30% of all cancer deaths.