TALLAHASSEE, FL – February 20, 2020 – Today, the House Commerce Committee passed House bill 7089.
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TALLAHASSEE, FL – February 4, 2020 – Yesterday, the Senate Committee on Innovation, Industry and Technology passed bill SB 810 to increase the state’s age of sale for all tobacco products to align with the federal age of sale and enable enforcement.
ACS CAN Urges Full Senate to Enact Proper Enforcement Regulations and Retail Licensing for all Tobacco Products
TALLAHASSEE, FL – January 22, 2020 – Yesterday, the Senate Health Policy Committee unanimously passed bill SB 810 to increase the state’s age of sale for all tobacco products to align with the federal age of sale and enable enforcement.
Youth E-cigarette Epidemic Prompts American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network to Seek Legislation Addressing Tobacco Addiction
TALLAHASSEE, FL - January 10, 2020 - As state 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 Florida.
TALLAHASSEE, FL – From the panhandle to the Florida Keys, cancer patients, survivors and advocates from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) met with their legislators this week in support of increasing funding for biomedical and early detection programs a
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.
TALLAHASSEE – The Florida House Commerce Committee has approved a bill, sponsored by Representative Spencer Roach (R – North Ft.
Earlier today, Maryland’s Senate passed HB124 which would prohibit those under 18 from using indoor tanning devices. The Senate companion bill (SB299) will be voted on by the House of Delegates later this week.
ACS CAN opposes tying access to affordable health coverage for low-income persons to work requirements because cancer patients, survivors and those who will be diagnosed with the disease could be physically unable to comply. Cancer treatment often causes several side effects, some of which can be serious and debilitating. Treating physicians may advise cancer patients against work during treatment to avoid risk of infection, to have time to heal and recover, and for other health reasons.