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Updates matching "Prevention and Cessation"

February 13, 2019
Virginia

The Richmond Times Dispatch printed a letter to the editor that was submitted by ACS CAN Volunteer Mary Baker. Her letter states that "all tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes, should be regulated in the same manner, in the same place in the code, and in accordance with evidence-based best practices."

January 27, 2019
Missouri

Letter to the Editor from an ACS CAN volunteer in Joplin, MO talking about the importance of funding tobacco cessation and prevention programs in Missouri.

January 27, 2019
Missouri

Letter to the Editor from an ACS CAN volunteer in Joplin, MO talking about the importance of funding tobacco cessation and prevention programs in Missouri.

January 23, 2019
Virginia

The Richmond Times Dispatch printed an opEd written by Brian Donohue, director of government relations in Virginia, that addresses ACS CAN's concerns with the recently proposed state legislation that would increase the age to buy tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, from 18 to 21. Read the opEd in its entirety at:

January 12, 2019
Missouri

Joplin Globe article on the importance of funding for tobacco cessation programs. Missouri ACS CAN Government Relations Director, Emily Kalmer, is quoted.

January 9, 2019
Maryland

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, the American Heart Association, the American Lung Association and the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids applaud the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland for its support of legislation that would increase the state’s tobacco sales age from 18 to 21.

November 28, 2018
Illinois

Today, the Illinois House of Representatives failed to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of legislation to raise the minimum age of tobacco sales to 21 years old. In response, Shana Crews, Illinois government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, issued the following statement:

November 19, 2018
West Virginia

Today, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network urged lawmakers to do better when it comes to tobacco prevention and cessation funding.

November 15, 2018
North Carolina

Cancer patients and survivors marked the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) 43 rd annual Great American Smokeout today by calling on lawmakers to protect the health of North Carolina residents by passing strong tobacco control legislation.