Updates matching "Smoke-free"

July 1, 2021

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

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

March 24, 2021
North Dakota

Bismarck, N.D. – Today the North Dakota Senate voted 23 to 24 in opposition to a bill that would have exempted cigar lounges and bars that sell cigars from the statewide smoke-free law. The North Dakota smoke-free law protects workers and patrons from potential death and disease caused by exposure

March 19, 2021

HELENA, Mont.—Leading public health organizations applaud the legislators’ decision to uphold Montana’s popular, longstanding Clean Indoor Air Act and smoke-free protections by tabling House Bill 285 today. Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 6-5 to table the bill. HB 285 would have allowed cigar smoking in nearly any bar

March 4, 2021
West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – This statement can be attributed to six of the leading health advocacy organizations in West Virginia: American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association, American Lung Association, American Nonsmokers’ Rights Foundation, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and West Virginia Think Kids. “Today, the state legislature passed

March 1, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new advertisements today as they kick off the 10 th year of the highly successful “ Tips from Former Smokers ” national campaign. The ads will run March 1 through September 26 on national cable and network television, streaming radio and online.