Updates matching "Tobacco Control"

August 9, 2022

BANGOR – This evening, the city of Bangor will once again vote on a bill that would end the sale of all flavored tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and menthol flavored products. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) urges City Councilors to prioritize the health of children

August 4, 2022

Ending the Sale of Flavored Tobacco is Critical to Protect Youth and Reduce Tobacco Use

August 3, 2022

COLUMBIA, MO - Today, Governor Parson, cancer survivors and health advocates met at the University of Missouri to celebrate the state’s new funding for tobacco cessation and prevention. In Missouri, smoking is responsible for 11,000 deaths in our state each year, including 31% of cancer deaths. Smoking remains the number

July 28, 2022

Today the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee released its FY 2023 spending bill that includes a $2 billion funding increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), including a $291 million funding boost for the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

July 26, 2022

Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit ruled in favor of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the case of Prohibition Juice v. FDA, upholding the agency’s marketing denial orders (MDOs) for the manufacturer’s flavored e-cigarette products.

July 25, 2022

Starting July 25, tobacco retailers in Sacramento County are required to end the sale of all flavored tobacco products – including menthol cigarettes, e-cigarettes and flavored shisha.

July 22, 2022

Vancouver, Wash. — Representative Paul Harris (R-Vancouver) received the Legislator of the Year Award from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in recognition of his significant contributions to the fight against cancer in Washington state, including his leadership this past session on tobacco control efforts. During

July 14, 2022
New York

NEW YORK – A coalition of public health groups applauded today’s introduction of legislation (Intro 577-2022) that would end the sale of menthol cigarettes in New York City by Councilmembers Rita Joseph and Selvena N. Brooks-Powers. According to a recent study from the NYC Department of Health and Mental

July 11, 2022

San Diego, Calif . – Starting this week, on July 14, tobacco retailers in San Diego County will start paying a licensing fee that will fund and ensure strong enforcement of the tobacco retail license ordinance that took effect in July 2021. The measure requires annual permits, as well as