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Updates matching "Prevention and Cessation"

January 19, 2023
California

Aria Community Health Center (ACHC) facilities across the Central Valley recently adopted a proactive referral system to better connect patients with the resources they need to quit tobacco use.  

January 13, 2023

Even as tobacco use remains the number one cause of preventable death in the United States and youth e-cigarette use remains at high levels, a new report highlights how too many states continue to shortchange programs designed to prevent kids from using tobacco products and help tobacco users quit.

January 4, 2023
Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. – “As lawmakers dive into the 2023 legislative session, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) urges legislators to prioritize passing legislation to ease the burden of cancer on Wisconsinites. “The legislature should act to support policies to preserve funding and access to BadgerCare for

January 4, 2023
Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn . – “As lawmakers dive into the 2023 legislative session, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) urges legislators to prioritize passing legislation to ease the burden of cancer on Minnesotans. “ACS CAN calls on the legislature to improve coverage of comprehensive biomarker testing,

December 20, 2022
California

A California law ending the sale of menthol cigarettes and most other flavored tobacco products, takes effect on December 21 despite the tobacco industry’s attempts to stop its implementation. In 2020, the State Legislature passed the law aiming to reduce youth tobacco use initiation and address health disparities.

December 7, 2022

Today’s decision by a federal judge to block implementation of graphic cigarette warnings ordered by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is wrong on the law, inconsistent with decades of precedent and harms public health.

November 14, 2022
Vermont

MONTPELIER – This Thursday, cancer patients and survivors are marking the American Cancer Society's 47 th annual Great American Smokeout tomorrow by calling on elected officials to protect the health of all Vermont residents by implementing strong tobacco control legislation. Advocates note that the need is particularly strong in Vermont,

October 6, 2022
National

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a study today showing youth e-cigarette use remains high in 2022.

August 3, 2022
Missouri

COLUMBIA, MO - Today, Governor Parson, cancer survivors and health advocates met at the University of Missouri to celebrate the state’s new funding for tobacco cessation and prevention. In Missouri, smoking is responsible for 11,000 deaths in our state each year, including 31% of cancer deaths. Smoking remains the number