WASHINGTON, D.C. -- April 26, 2007 -- The Federal Trade Commission today released two reports on tobacco industry marketing expenditures showing that the tobacco industry spent a total of $27.7 billion in 2004 and 2005 to advertise and promote their lethal products to Americans.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -– April 20, 2007 -– President Bush signed critical legislation into law today to expand a successful program that provides lifesaving breast and cervical cancer screenings to low-income, uninsured and underinsured women.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- April 10, 2007 -- The Maryland House of Representatives voted yesterday morning 99 to 40 to make all indoor workplaces, restaurants, and bars smoke-free.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- March 27, 2007 -- The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP) Reauthorization Act of 2007 (H.R. 1132).
American Cancer Society Expert Testifies On Effects of Tobacco Industry Marketing on Disparate Populations
Two weeks after the introduction of legislation to grant the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulatory authority over tobacco products, the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pension (HELP) Committee has scheduled a hearing on the bill for February 27.
Statement of Daniel E. Smith, President, American Cancer Society Cancer Action NetworkSM
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- January 10, 2007 -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) today announced that effective immediately, the Speaker’s Lobby will go smoke-free.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- January 1, 2007 -- The District of Columbia’s smoke-free workplaces law will take full effect tomorrow, Jan. 2, when workers and patrons will finally enjoy their long-awaited right to breathe smoke-free air in all indoor workplaces, restaurants and bars.
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Announces New Leadership and Legislative Priorities for 2007
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action NetworkSM (ACS CAN) today took a major step in its landmark effort to build a nationwide cancer movement, unveiling its 2007 federal legislative agenda to elevate the cancer fight to the top of the nation’s priority list and announcing the appointment of Daniel E. Smith as its President.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- December 13, 2006 -- The year 2006 has been marked by enormous progress in the effort to protect the public from the deadly effects of secondhand smoke.