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Updates matching "Tobacco Control"

August 15, 2019
National

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The large, graphic cigarette health warnings proposed today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are a critical and long-overdue step forward in the nation’s battle against tobacco use – the number one cause of preventable death. The new graphic warnings are a dramatic improvement over the

August 13, 2019
Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo.—The Cheyenne City Council heard public testimony on Monday night as they considered adding electronic cigarettes to the local smoke-free law. Cancer advocates with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) testified in support of the ordinance, sponsored by Councilman Jeff White. The ordinance passed its first

August 1, 2019
Iowa

Iowa continues to fall short when it comes to passing legislation that prevents and reduces suffering and death from cancer. According to the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality, Iowa failed to measure up to policy recommendations in nearly all areas of tobacco control, including cigarette taxes.

August 1, 2019
Arizona

Arizona’s lawmakers must continue to reject any attempts to weaken or undermine effective tobacco control legislation and implement comprehensive policies that will prevent our kids from developing a lifelong addiction to tobacco.

August 1, 2019
Minnesota

Minnesota does well when it comes to passing legislation that prevents and reduces suffering and death from cancer. According to the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality, Minnesota meets benchmarks in key areas of tobacco control.

August 1, 2019
New Mexico

According to the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality, New Mexico measured up to policy recommendations in in four of the eight evaluated issue areas.

August 1, 2019
Missouri

Missouri continues to fall short when it comes to passing legislation that prevents and reduces suffering and death from cancer. According to the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality, Missouri is one of the bottom states for tobacco prevention and cessation funding.

August 1, 2019
Michigan

Lansing, MI – Michigan is falling short when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer according to the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality. “This

August 1, 2019
Wisconsin

Wisconsin continues to fall short when it comes to passing legislation that prevents and reduces suffering and death from cancer. According to the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality, Wisconsin still lags behind on tobacco control policies.