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Updates matching "Tobacco Taxes"

April 11, 2019
Massachusetts

By Matt Murphy STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, APRIL 10, 2019.....Attorney General Maura Healey joined the growing number of elected officials to call for taxing e-cigarettes and banning flavored vaping products on Wednesday, the same day House leaders said they needed more time to consider whether to tax

April 10, 2019
Ohio

Columbus, OH– April 10, 2019 – Nearly 100 cancer patients, survivors and caregivers from across the state traveled to the state capitol in Columbus today to meet with Ohio’s lawmakers about the need to properly fund the state’s Tobacco Use Cessation and Prevention Program, raising the age of sale

April 10, 2019
Oregon

SALEM, Ore.— The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) urges Oregon lawmakers to support a proposed tobacco tax increase that will help reduce tobacco use, save lives, lower health care costs and raise revenue. At a public hearing on April 10 and April 11, cancer advocates will

April 5, 2019
Alabama

The Tobacco Advocacy Panel: A Call for Action was held at the RSA Plaza Terrance in Montgomery to discuss the recent spike in tobacco use driven largely by the increased use of e-cigarettes among Alabama’s youth and the evidenced-based policies needed to reverse this trend.

April 5, 2019
Nebraska

The following letter was published in the Omaha World Herald on March 10, 2019

April 5, 2019
Nebraska

The following letter was published in the Lincoln Journal Star on Febraury 16, 2019

April 5, 2019
Nebraska

The following letter was published in the Omaha World Herald on January 17, 2019.

March 28, 2019
Colorado

DENVER, Colo.—Today Governor Jared Polis signed House Bill 1033 that gives all Colorado cities, towns and counties the ability to pass local tobacco control policies to help protect their citizens from tobacco use. It overturns a decades-old clause in state law that had blocked these local efforts to combat tobacco

March 13, 2019
New Mexico

An amendment filed Tuesday to House Bill 6 will severely undercut efforts to combat Big Tobacco in New Mexico, where more than 28 percent of all cancer deaths can be attributed to its products.