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Updates matching "Tobacco Control"

December 12, 2018
Ohio

The Cincinnati city council voted five to three to raise the minimum age of tobacco sales to 21 years old.

December 4, 2018
Minnesota

Calling all advocates! Registration is now open for the 2019 Day at the Capitol. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in Minnesota is excited to join Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation for this coalition Day at the Capitol on February 27 in Saint Paul. Advocates will ask

November 29, 2018
Arkansas

Arkansas has the second-highest rate of smoking-related cancer deaths in the country: 33.5 percent of cancer deaths in Arkansas are directly attributable to smoking.

November 29, 2018
Delaware

Victory in the fight against cancer requires bold new public policies that promote cancer prevention, early detection of cancer, and expand access to quality, affordable health care. Lawmakers make many decisions that impact the lives of Delawareans touched by cancer and their leadership is vital to defeating this disease.

November 21, 2018
National

Minty-flavored and “easier” to smoke, menthol cigarettes have long been marketed to African Americans and have appealed to new smokers and teens. But, thanks to a proposal last week by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to end to the sale of menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars those products will

November 15, 2018
National

Washington, D.C. – Today the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) formally announced plans to prohibit menthol flavoring in combustible cigarettes and flavors in cigars, and restrict the sale of some flavored electronic cigarettes to age-restricted in-person locations, with heightened age verification for online sales. The FDA plan comes as newly-released

November 9, 2018
National

These new policies will help prevent and reduce the burden of cancer.

November 7, 2018
Colorado

AVON, Colo.—Nov. 7, 2018—The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in Colorado praises Avon voters for passing a tobacco tax increase that will help curb tobacco use, protect kids and raise new revenue for the community. Ballot Issue 2B will raise the price of cigarettes by $3 per