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July 19, 2017
California

Oakland, CA – Leading health organizations and community groups today applauded the Oakland City Council’s unanimous approval of new safeguards to keep flavored tobacco products – including menthol-flavored cigarettes – from youth. A final vote on the new measure is expected in September after which the new law would go

July 17, 2017
California

Sacramento, CA – The voices of cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones are making a difference at the Capitol as evidenced by the critically-important cancer-fighting policies that passed the Legislature in 2016. The advocacy affiliate for the American Cancer Society, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN),

July 12, 2017
California

Martinez, CA – Scores of residents and cancer advocates testified today in favor of an amendment to the Contra Costa County tobacco-control ordinance that will end the sale of flavored tobacco products in unincorporated areas of the county within 1,000 feet of youth-sensitive places such as parks and schools. The

June 27, 2017
California

San Francisco, CA – Leading health organizations and community groups applauded the San Francisco Board of Supervisors today for its public health leadership. The Board gave unanimous final approval to an ordinance that will end the sale of flavored tobacco products – including menthol-flavored cigarettes – throughout the city and

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Lori G Bremner
Grassroots Director
Tim Gibbs
Senior Director, Government Relations
Stephanie Winn-McCorkle
Associate Director, Media Advocacy
Western Region

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