Updates matching "West Virginia"

May 24, 2023
West Virginia

E-cigarette aerosol poses potential risk to people who smoke and people who do not smoke. The most recent Surgeon General’s report concluded that “e-cigarette aerosol is not harmless. It can contain harmful and potentially harmful constituents, including nicotine." 35.7% of West Virginia, high school students use e-cigarettes. West Virginia can and must do better. The solution: investing $16.5 million in tobacco prevention and cessation in West Virginia to reduce tobacco use, protect kids, and save lives.

April 24, 2023
West Virginia

200 cancer patients, survivors and family members made the trip to the nation’s capital to urge lawmakers to fund childhood cancer programs. One of those voices and stories that will be heard is 13-year-old Maidsville, West Virginia resident, and childhood cancer survivor, Larkin Coker. Read more at wboy.com .

March 16, 2023
West Virginia

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is disappointed that lawmakers chose Big Tobacco over the health of West Virginians in the state budget.

March 2, 2023
West Virginia

The West Virginia House introduced a budget that fails to prioritize reducing West Virginia’s high tobacco burden.

January 23, 2023
West Virginia

Recently, Sen. Tom Takubo introduced legislation, Senate Bill 84, to increase the tax on cigarettes and all other tobacco products while investing a portion of the revenue in fact-based tobacco prevention and cessation programs. This is an important step towards a cleaner, safer, healthier West Virginia that will help kids break the cycle of addiction and tobacco-related disease.

January 11, 2023
West Virginia

West Virginia Tops the Nation in Tobacco Use Rates. West Virginia Can and Must Do Better.

December 1, 2022
Kentucky, West Virginia

Hogan will lead ACS CAN’s efforts in the state to advance legislation and public policies to reduce cancer.

November 15, 2022
West Virginia

State Lawmakers Can and Must Do Better When it Comes to Tobacco Control.

February 15, 2022
West Virginia

Statement from American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Government Relations Director Kristy Young CHARLESTON, W. Va. – “Today, Sen. Tom Takubo introduced legislation to increase the tax on cigarettes by $1.50 per pack with a parallel tax on all other tobacco products. This is an important step