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Updates matching "Tobacco Taxes"

November 15, 2018
South Carolina

Cancer patients and survivors marked the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) 43 rd annual Great American Smokeout today by calling on state lawmakers to protect the health of South Carolina residents by passing strong tobacco control legislation.

November 9, 2018
Montana

Initiative 185 Would Have Saved Lives, Saved Money and Funded Vital Services Including Medicaid to Improve the Lives of Montanans MISSOULA, Mont.—Nov. 7, 2018—Unfortunately, despite strong grassroots support, Montana’s Initiative 185 was voted down after Big Tobacco poured $18 million into our state in order to keep Montanans addicted. Initiative

November 7, 2018
National

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Christopher W. Hansen, President of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), released this statement following Tuesday’s election: “Yesterday, voters from Florida to Idaho made it clear: fighting cancer is a top priority for the American people. By passing measures to increase access to health

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

October 31, 2018
Colorado

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will host its annual policy summit on Thursday, November 1. This year's event addresses Colorado's youth e-cigarette epidemic and what the state must do to protect youth from Big Tobacco.

October 16, 2018
Colorado

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society, urges voters to check ‘yes’ on Avon’s Ballot Issue 2B. It would raise taxes on cigarettes by $3 per pack and increase the price of other tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, by 40 percent.

October 2, 2018
South Dakota

Sioux Falls, S.D. (Oct. 1, 2018) — The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association, South Dakota State Medical Association, American Lung Association, and Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids today publicly announce their support of IM25, an initiated measure on the November ballot that would raise tobacco taxes by

September 24, 2018
Oklahoma

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A team of advocates and staff in Oklahoma was recognized for their dedication and exceptional work in cancer advocacy by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). ACS CAN, the advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society, presents the State Advocacy Team of the

September 10, 2018
Montana

Many stakeholders are involved in the health care debate, and often the concerns of patients, consumers and their family caregivers can be underrepresented. Health Votes Montana is a series of six nonpartisan state candidate legislative forums focused on addressing these key issues around cancer and aging, disease prevention and access to quality, affordable health coverage. Health Votes Montana is sponsored by ACS CAN, AARP Montana and the Montana Primary Care Association.