Tobacco Control Actions

New York

E-cigarette vapor often contains harmful chemicals, heavy metals, and nicotine. We must protect all New Yorkers' right to breathe clean air indoors!

New Mexico

We have made a lot of progress educating lawmakers about the importance of funding lifesaving tobacco prevention programs and increasing the tax on tobacco products. But they still need to hear the impact that tobacco use has on YOU. Have you watched a loved one suffer from tobacco-related illness or...

Minnesota

We support continued funding for SHIP to help Minnesota communities fight the damaging effects of obesity and tobacco and remove barriers to healthy living.

Connecticut

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 Registration: 9:00 a.m. — 10:00 a.m. Program and Meetings: 10:00 a.m. — 1:00 p.m. Old Judiciary Room — Connecticut State Capitol — Hartford Breakfast and lunch will be provided. For questions please contact: Natalie Cullen Shurtleff at Natalie.Shurtleff@cancer.org or 203-379-4888

New Mexico

New Mexico receives over $30 million each year from tobacco companies to help us recoup the costs from tobacco-related disease. New Mexico cannot afford to cut programs that prevent youth from becoming addicted.

New York

Ninety-five percent of adults who smoke started this deadly addiction before the age of 21.

Minnesota

Tobacco is still the number one cause of preventable death in Minnesota. This year, 5,900 Minnesotans will die from smoking-related diseases.

New Jersey

It's time to prioritize tobacco control - and reduce cancer in New Jersey Since 2012, New Jersey has spent $0. on tobacco control programs Last year, tobacco use cost our state over $4 billion in direct health care costs If smoking continues at the current rate among youth, 143,000 of...

Massachusetts

95% of adults who smoke started by the age of 21. Massachusetts Lawmakers, please take a stand against Big Tobacco by passing legislation that will: Include e-cigarettes in the smoke-free workplace law Increase the statewide age of sale for tobacco, including e-cigarettes, from 18 to 21 Prohibit the sale of...

Oklahoma

A $1.50-per-pack cigarette tax increase will prevent 28,200 Oklahoma children from becoming smokers, prompt 30,400 adult smokers to quit, and generate $183.89 million in annual state revenue.