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Updates matching "Tobacco Control"

December 23, 2019
Florida

WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 19, 2019 – A report released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids and other public health groups shows that, amidst a youth tobacco use epidemic that is being driven by e-cigarettes, Florida is shortchanging

December 23, 2019
Georgia

WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 20, 2019 – A report released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids and other public health groups shows that, amidst a youth tobacco use epidemic that is being driven by e-cigarettes, Georgia is shortchanging

December 23, 2019
South Carolina

WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 19, 2019 – A report released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids and other public health groups shows that, amidst a youth tobacco use epidemic that is being driven by e-cigarettes, South Carolina is

December 18, 2019
Virginia

Today, ACS CAN expressed mixed disappointment and support for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s two-year budget proposal, which included line items for increasing the cigarette tax and reinsurance initiatives.

December 17, 2019

Congress is poised to pass a funding bill this week that includes a $2.6 billion increase for medical research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The measure, agreed upon by both House and Senate conference committee members, also provides $296 million increase for the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

December 17, 2019
Nebraska

On Monday, December 16, the city of Lincoln took a step against the use e-cigarettes in the city’s public areas. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) applauds city officials for putting their citizens’ health first and updating the city ordinance against smoking in public areas. The revised

December 13, 2019
Maine

AUGUSTA, Maine - Today, Gov. Janet Mills announced that the Maine Centers for Disease Control will launch a public education campaign to combat the growing epidemic of youth e-cigarette use. The Governor also announced her intention to introduce legislation to fully implement the law which sets the legal age

December 12, 2019
National

Washington, D.C. Mi– Today the US Senate voted to confirm Dr. Stephen Hahn as the next commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Following is a statement from Lisa Lacasse, president of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN): “We appreciate the US Senate working in a

December 10, 2019
Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Today, Gov. Holcomb addressed the youth tobacco-use crisis and announced his plans to combat it at the statehouse. In response to the announcement of this legislative agenda, Bryan Hannon, Indiana government relations director for American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) released the following statement. “ACS