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Updates matching "Tobacco Control"

October 21, 2019
Maryland

Maryland’s American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) annual policy forum will bring together state leaders in government, medicine and advocacy to discuss the toll of tobacco use including electronic smoking devices in Maryland.

October 16, 2019
National

Washington, D.C. – Today the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health is holding a hearing on legislation that would prohibit the sale of nearly all flavored tobacco products, including mint and menthol products, and raise the minimum age of sale of tobacco products to 21. The Reversing the Youth

October 9, 2019
Montana

HELENA, Mont. – October 9, 2019 – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) issues this statement from ACS CAN Montana State Lead Ambassador Keri Yoder following the announcement by Governor Steve Bullock yesterday directing the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services to implement emergency administrative

October 3, 2019
Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. -Yesterday afternoon, Gov. Walz, Lt. Gov. Flanagan and the administration addressed the youth tobacco-use crisis and announced an aggressive campaign to combat it. In response to the announcement of this campaign, Emily Myatt, Minnesota government relations director for American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) released

September 25, 2019
New Hampshire

CONCORD, NH (September 25, 2019) - The American Heart Association and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network are deeply disappointed by the action of NH lawmakers and Governor Sununu in coming to an agreement on a state budget that raises the age for tobacco sales only to 19 years.

September 25, 2019
California, National

Building a new community of Latino advocates and leaders to fight cancer. Reducing tobacco use, exposure, and access to tobacco products. A public education campaign about why smoke-free policies save lives and helps keep families healthy. Sound like a lot to take on? It’s what our new project – VIVE

September 24, 2019
Massachusetts

BOSTON – Gov. Charlie Baker has declared e-cigarettes a “public health emergency” and has enacted a ban on the sale of e-cigarette products in Massachusetts. The following can be attributed to Marc Hymovitz, Massachusetts director of government relations for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN): “ACS CAN

September 19, 2019
California

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) issues this statement from Los Angeles Government Relations Director Primo Castro following the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office’s recommendation to eliminate all flavor tobacco sales: “The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) applauds the

September 18, 2019
District Of Columbia

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Yesterday, the D.C. City Council introduced two pieces of legislation that would regulate e-cigarettes. While we are encouraged that the City Council recognizes the dangers posed to our youth by flavored e-cigarettes, these measures will not sufficiently address youth tobacco use. The following statement can be attributed