Updates matching "West Virginia"

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

January 12, 2022
West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W. Va . – As lawmakers dive into the 2022 legislative session, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) urges legislators to prioritize increasing tobacco control funding and raising the state’s tobacco taxes which will ease the burden of cancer in West Virginia.

November 17, 2021
West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W. VA . – Cancer patients and survivors are marking the American Cancer Society’s 46th annual Great American Smokeout tomorrow by calling on elected officials to protect the health of all West Virginia residents by implementing strong tobacco control legislation. Nearly 70% of people who currently smoke cigarettes want