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September 8, 2021
Georgia

AUGUSTA, GA — September 7, 2021 — Today, the Augusta-Richmond County Commission approved an amendment to the county’s smoke-free ordinance that will allow smoking in certain indoor spaces. Leading public health organizations are deeply disappointed in this move, which will harm the health of residents. The following statement is

August 30, 2021
Georgia

AUGUSTA, GA — August 30, 2021 — As the Augusta-Richmond County Commission tries to rush an amendment to the county’s smoke-free ordinance that would allow smoking in certain indoor spaces, leading public health organization are urging the county commissioners to oppose this effort to weaken Augusta’s effective

August 3, 2021
Georgia

AUGUSTA, GA — August 2, 2021 — Tomorrow, the Augusta-Richond County Commission will vote on a proposed amendment to the county’s smoke-free ordinance to allow cigar smoking in certain indoor spaces, despite the motion failing in committee last week. A coalition of local and national public health

July 27, 2021
Georgia

AUGUSTA, GA — July 27, 2021 — Today, the Augusta-Richmond County Commission will consider weakening the county’s popular smoke-free ordinance, amending the policy to establish cigar lounges in order to allow cigar smoking in certain indoor spaces. The nation’s leading public health groups including the American Cancer Society Cancer Action

July 1, 2021
Ohio

Statement from American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Government Relations Director Bryan Hannon Columbus, OH – “Today, Gov. Mike DeWine signed the state’s two-year operating budget into law, increasing funding to the Ohio Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation Program (TUPCP) by 20 percent. The budget also maintains

June 29, 2021
Pennsylvania

The emergency order prohibiting smoking in casinos has been lifted. ACS CAN says employees and vistors should have their health protected and smoking should again be prohibited.

June 3, 2021
New Jersey

New Jersey Casinos have been smoke-free due to the pandemic. Lawmakers are considering legislation that would bring smoking back to casinos. These organizations are asking to put the health of all New Jerseyans first.

May 25, 2021
New Jersey

ACS CAN and other organizations have delivered a letter to Gov. Murphy asking to keep New Jeresy's casinos smoke-free.

March 26, 2021
New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE – As Governor Michelle Lujan-Grisham is planning to call a special session to pass the Cannabis Regulation Act, a coalition of leading public health groups across New Mexico joined together to urge lawmakers to protect the state’s smokefree air laws, cautioning against the potential dangers of the this