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Updates matching "Tobacco Control"

January 24, 2023
Tennessee

NASHVILLE, TN – January 24, 2022 Even as tobacco use remains the number one cause of preventable death in the United States and youth e-cigarette use remains at high levels, a new report highlights how too many states continue to shortchange programs designed to prevent kids

January 23, 2023
New York

ALBANY, NY – JANUARY 23, 2023 – Following Governor Hochul’s proposed plan for shepherding a tobacco-free generation in New York, leading public health organizations—the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (TFK)— released an analysis of the public health benefits & cost savings

January 23, 2023
West Virginia

Recently, Sen. Tom Takubo introduced legislation, Senate Bill 84, to increase the tax on cigarettes and all other tobacco products while investing a portion of the revenue in fact-based tobacco prevention and cessation programs. This is an important step towards a cleaner, safer, healthier West Virginia that will help kids break the cycle of addiction and tobacco-related disease.

January 19, 2023
California

Aria Community Health Center (ACHC) facilities across the Central Valley recently adopted a proactive referral system to better connect patients with the resources they need to quit tobacco use.  

January 13, 2023

Even as tobacco use remains the number one cause of preventable death in the United States and youth e-cigarette use remains at high levels, a new report highlights how too many states continue to shortchange programs designed to prevent kids from using tobacco products and help tobacco users quit.

January 12, 2023
Michigan

As lawmakers dive into the 2023 legislative session, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network urges legislators to prioritize improving access to cancer care.

January 11, 2023
West Virginia

West Virginia Tops the Nation in Tobacco Use Rates. West Virginia Can and Must Do Better.

January 10, 2023
New York

ALBANY, NY – JANUARY 10, 2023 – This afternoon Governor Hochul joined leaders from across New York to give the annual State of the State address, outlining her policy priorities for the coming year. In the accompanying written document titled, “Achieving the New York Dream,” Governor Hochul denoted that a

January 9, 2023
Indiana

As lawmakers dive into the 2023 legislative session, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) urges Speaker Huston, Rep. Thompson, and Sen. Bray and Mishler to prioritize significantly increasing taxes on all tobacco products and investing in fact-based tobacco prevention and cessation programs to ease the burden of cancer on Hoosiers.