Tobacco Control Actions

Mississippi

Join us for an event that will focus on tobacco control policy initiatives and bring together key stakeholders to capture the latest and best thinking about reducing the tobacco burden in Mississippi. For more information, please contact Anita Bales at anita.bales@cancer.org or 601-321-5519

New York

The use of e-cigarettes by youth has exploded in recent years, to levels that the U.S. Surgeon General called "a major public health concern." More and more kids are becoming hooked on nicotine. Ask the Governor to sign legislation to end the use of e-cigarettes in indoor public spaces, and...

North Dakota

Register for the 2017 North Dakota Cancer Summit on October 25, in Bismarck, where we will discuss healthcare trends currently impacting North Dakota.

Colorado

Thursday, November 16, 2017 Networking/Check-in: 6:45 a.m. to 7:25 a.m. Breakfast & Program 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Courtyard Marriott Hotel – Skyline Ballroom 1475 South Colorado Boulevard – Denver, Colorado 80222

National

The facts are clear: Every 30 seconds, another child tries their cigarette. Last year, the tobacco industry spent $8 billion marketing cigarettes Nearly 90% of adult smokers begin smoking before age 19

District Of Columbia

The DC Council recently raised the minimum age of sale for tobacco products from 18 to 21, which is great news! But, unless there is funding in the budget to support these changes, the new law cannot be implemented. This is a critical piece of legislation that can help keep...

Vermont

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

Illinois

Raising the minimum age of sale for tobacco products to 21, is our next step in the battle to protect the health of Illinois children.

New York

Tobacco use is the number one cause of preventable death in New York City, killing approximately 12,000 people each year. One reason for why so many New Yorkers continue to use tobacco is because of the overwhelming number of places where tobacco can be legally purchased in the five boroughs...