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Updates matching "Smoke-free"

June 27, 2019
Florida

TALLAHASSEE – On July 1, Florida’s Clean Indoor Air Act (FCIAA) will be updated to prohibit the use of e-cigarettes, also known as “vaping,” anywhere smoking is already prohibited. This change is the result of an overwhelming voter mandate in last November’s elections, where nearly 70% of Florida voters cast

June 11, 2019
National

Washington, D.C– June 11, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) announced yesterday that it will adopt a smoke-free policy for patients, visitors, contractors, volunteers and other vendors at all DVA health care facilities. The updated policy directive will take effect this October and will prohibit the use

May 29, 2019
Colorado

DENVER, Colo.—Jared Polis enacted legislation today (House Bill 1076) that adds e-cigarettes to Colorado’s statewide smoke-free law and prohibits their use in public places and workplaces. The new law takes effect July 1. RJ Ours, the Colorado government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN),

May 24, 2019
Georgia

Good Afternoon, First thank you so much to those of you that made it out to the Atlanta City Council work session to discuss smoke-free Atlanta on Wednesday. It was a great showing of support and with an overflow crowd that forced moving the session from the committee room to

May 2, 2019
Colorado

DENVER, Colo.— The Colorado General Assembly passed House Bill 1076 today to add e-cigarettes to the state’s Clean Indoor Air Act and prohibit their use in public places and workplaces. If signed by Gov. Jared Polis, the legislation will take effect on July 1. RJ Ours, the American Cancer Society

April 22, 2019
Nebraska

The following letter to the editor was published in the Grand Island Independent on April 19, 2019.

April 18, 2019
Colorado

DENVER, Colo.— The Colorado House of Representatives today passed a bill with a vote of 48-17 to prohibit the use of electronic cigarettes in public places and workplaces. House Bill 1076 will update the state’s Clean Indoor Air Act to include e-cigarettes and remove exemptions for assisted living homes, small

April 5, 2019
Alabama

The Tobacco Advocacy Panel: A Call for Action was held at the RSA Plaza Terrance in Montgomery to discuss the recent spike in tobacco use driven largely by the increased use of e-cigarettes among Alabama’s youth and the evidenced-based policies needed to reverse this trend.

March 28, 2019
South Dakota

Pierre, S.D. – March 28, 2019 – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is celebrating the legislature’s passage of and Gov. Kristi Noem signing legislation into law that will prohibit the use of e-cigarettes in public places where smoking is prohibited. David Benson, government relations director for