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January 13, 2020
South Dakota

Pierre, S.D. – Data from the 2019 National Youth Tobacco Survey show youth use of e-cigarettes in high schools has skyrocketed, with a 135% increase over the past two years. Survey results also show that 27.5% of high school students used e-cigarettes in the last 30 days. Nearly

December 17, 2019
Nebraska

On Monday, December 16, the city of Lincoln took a step against the use e-cigarettes in the city’s public areas. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) applauds city officials for putting their citizens’ health first and updating the city ordinance against smoking in public areas. The revised

December 6, 2019
North Dakota

BISMARCK, ND - The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and Tobacco Free North Dakota celebrate seven years of the statewide smoke-free law that protects all North Dakotans from secondhand smoke, including the aerosol from e-cigarettes. On December 6, 2012, all public places and places of employment in

September 25, 2019
California, National

Building a new community of Latino advocates and leaders to fight cancer. Reducing tobacco use, exposure, and access to tobacco products. A public education campaign about why smoke-free policies save lives and helps keep families healthy. Sound like a lot to take on? It’s what our new project – VIVE

August 13, 2019
Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo.—The Cheyenne City Council heard public testimony on Monday night as they considered adding electronic cigarettes to the local smoke-free law. Cancer advocates with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) testified in support of the ordinance, sponsored by Councilman Jeff White. The ordinance passed its first

August 1, 2019
New Mexico

According to the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality, New Mexico measured up to policy recommendations in in four of the eight evaluated issue areas.

August 1, 2019
Oklahoma

Oklahoma’s lawmakers must reject any attempts to weaken or undermine effective tobacco control legislation and implement comprehensive policies that will prevent our kids from developing a lifelong addiction to tobacco.

August 1, 2019
Colorado

DENVER, Colo.—Colorado gets mixed results for its policies and legislation to prevent cancer, according to a new report released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). In the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to

July 1, 2019
Georgia

ATLANTA - Today, the Atlanta City Council voted in support of ordinance that will protect everyone’s right to breathe clean air in workplaces across the city. The following can be attributed to Gary Reedy, chief executive officer of the American Cancer Society and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network,