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Updates matching "Smoke-free"

April 28, 2022
Tennessee

Yesterday the legislature passed legislation that would allow local governments in Tennessee to pass and implement ordinances making age-restricted venues such as bars and live music venues smoke-free.

April 7, 2022
Tennessee

Statement from American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Regional Government Relations Director Emily Ogden NASHVILLE, TENN. – “Musicians and hospitality workers are some of the only Tennesseans who are not guaranteed a smoke-free workplace due to an exemption in the Nonsmokers’ Protection Act of 2008. Today

March 15, 2022
Louisiana

NEW IBERIA, LA. – “The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is delighted that the New Iberia council has taken steps to protect citizens from the dangers of secondhand smoke. Now that the New Iberia council has acted to make the city a cleaner, safer, healthier community, ACS

November 17, 2021
Kentucky

FRANKFORT, KY – 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 Kentucky residents by implementing strong tobacco control legislation. "The Great American Smokeout is about helping people quit, and we

November 17, 2021
Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, LA – 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 Louisiana residents by implementing strong tobacco control legislation. "The Great American Smokeout is about helping people quit, and we

November 17, 2021
Mississippi

JACKSON, MS – 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 Mississippi residents by implementing strong tobacco control legislation. "The Great American Smokeout is about helping people quit, and we know

November 17, 2021
New Jersey

ACS CAN has released a poll showing by a 2-1 margin NJ voters support permanently prohibiting smoking indoors at New Jersey casinos

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