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Updates matching "Tobacco Control"

January 23, 2020
National

Washington, D.C. – January 23, 2020 – A report on smoking cessation released today by United States Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams concludes that comprehensive, barrier-free health coverage of tobacco cessation therapies and services is one of the most effective ways to continue to drive down the smoking rate and

January 22, 2020
Florida

TALLAHASSEE, FL – January 22, 2020 – Yesterday, the Senate Health Policy Committee unanimously passed bill SB 810 to increase the state’s age of sale for all tobacco products to align with the federal age of sale and enable enforcement. The below is a statement from Senior Government Relations

January 17, 2020
Georgia

ATLANTA, GA – January 17, 2020 – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is pursuing legislation that will ease the burden of cancer in Georgia. The latest edition of the ACS CAN’s How Do You Measure Up? report

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

January 10, 2020
Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa. – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is pursuing legislation that will ease the burden of cancer in Iowa. The latest edition of the ACS CAN’s How Do You Measure Up? report shows that

January 10, 2020
Florida

TALLAHASSEE, FL - January 10, 2020 - As state lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is pursuing legislation that will ease the burden of cancer in Florida. The latest edition of ACS CAN’s How Do You Measure Up? report and

January 9, 2020
Michigan

Lansing, MI – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is pursuing legislation that will ease the burden of cancer in Michigan. The latest edition of the ACS CAN’s How Do You Measure Up? report shows that Michigan can do better

January 8, 2020
New Hampshire

CONCORD – Today, the New Hampshire Senate voted in support of legislation that would increase the statewide age of sale for tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, from 19 to 21. This would bring the state law into parity with recent federal legislation which increased the federal tobacco sales age to

January 2, 2020
Maryland

As we ring in the new year, ACS CAN would like to take this opportunity to thank our volunteers for their support in making 2019 a successful year. With their continued support and help from all cancer advocates, we are looking forward to making 2020 another great year! This year's