Updates matching "Smoke-free"

January 14, 2021

JACKSON, MS – January 14, 2021 – The Mississippi Department of Corrections recently announced their decision to lift the policy that prohibits smoking inside prisons beginning February 1, 2021. The below statement is on behalf of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Lung Association, American Heart

November 6, 2020
New Jersey

In light of New Jersey legalizing the use of marijuana, ACS CAN New Jersey Government Relations Director Michael Davoli asks that the state's Smoke-Free Air Act remains strong and includes marijuana. He also asks that smoking of all prducts be prohibited in casinos.

October 13, 2020

Nashville, TN – Today, Nissan Stadium officials announced that the stadium will reopen for the Tennessee Titans home opener as a smoke-free facility. Emily Ogden, director of government relations in Tennessee for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), made the following statement in reaction. “As an organization

September 30, 2020

On September 30, the Park MGM reopened as a smoke-free establishment amid the COVID-19 pandemic, marking the first time a casino will be smoke-free on the Strip. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) applauds the casino’s decision to protect the health of workers and patrons.

September 23, 2020

ATLANTA, GA – September 23, 2020 – Council Member Matt Westmoreland received the National Distinguished Advocacy Award last week, the most prestigious award presented by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), in recognition of his significant contributions to the fight against cancer, including his successful efforts

September 4, 2020
New Jersey

Gov. Murphy today announced an upcoming Executive Order that will prohibit smoking in casinos.

September 3, 2020
New Jersey

Gov. Murphy has signed an Executive Order that allows smokng indoors at casinos and outdoors where food is served. ACS CAN asks Gov. Murphy to work with the legislature to remove this loophole.

July 14, 2020

Delaying implementation of a new smoke-free ordinance for Shreveport’s casinos denies employees and visitors a healthy gaming environment and could jeopardize the city’s public health progress altogether.

July 2, 2020

MADISON, Wis. (July 5, 2020) – Celebrating ten years since Wisconsin’s Clean Indoor Air law went into effect on July 5 th , 2010, public health advocates say the Legislature needs to include e-cigarettes in the law, statewide. E-cigarettes produce an aerosol that can contain potentially harmful substances including: nicotine;