TRENTON, NJ - Sept. 24, 2020 - The budget package passed today by the New Jersey State Legislature maintains funding for crucial cancer programs, however it fails to include the increase in the cigarette tax proposed by Governor Murphy.
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Gov. Murphy has signed an Executive Order that allows smokng indoors at casinos and outdoors where food is served. ACS CAN asks Gov. Murphy to work with the legislature to remove this loophole.
ACS CAN Applauds Cigarette Tax Increase and Maintained Funding for Cancer Programs in Gov. Murphy’s Proposed Budget
Gov. Murphy has included a cigarette tax increase and steady funding for crucial cancer programs. NJ Government Relactions Director Michael Davoli responds.
New Data: Increasing Price of Tobacco Would Spur Thousands to Quit Smoking, Generate Millions in New Revenue and Save the State Billions of Dollars
As Gov. Murphy prepares his budget proposal ACS CAN and Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids have released powerful new information on increasint tax on tobacco Products
Addressing Tobacco Related Health Disparities Should Be Top Priority in Gov. Murphy’s Budget Address
In advance of Gov. Murphy's budget message, ACS CAN New Jersey Government Relations Director Samantha DeAlmeida asks for cancer issues to be addressed.
Youth Smoking Prompts American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network to Seek Legislation Addressing Tobacco Addiction
ACS CAN has released our New Jersey legislative agenda for 2020. We are seeking fo restrict the sale of all flavored tobacco producs. We are also looking for improve access to care and access to healthy foods.