Tobacco Control Actions

California

Why YES on E? Research shows that candy flavored tobacco can be more addictive and more harmful for one’s health than unflavored tobacco. The tobacco industry selectively targets youth and young adults with marketing of these products. Flavored tobacco products have been found more difficult to quit than unflavored...

California,California

Why YES on E? Research shows that candy flavored tobacco can be more addictive and more harmful for one’s health than unflavored tobacco. The tobacco industry selectively targets youth and young adults with marketing of these products. Flavored tobacco products have been found more difficult to quit than unflavored...

Connecticut

15 years ago we helped pass the Connecticut Clean Indoor Air Act to protect people like you from the dangers of secondhand smoke by prohibiting smoking at nearly all indoor workplaces, including restaurants and bars. But now lawmakers want to go back in time. They want to weaken the smoke...

Illinois

We're almost there! It is time for the House to vote to raise the age of sale for all tobacco products to 21.

Illinois

The Illinois Senate has passed Tobacco 21 legislation, that would raise the age of sale of tobacco products in our state from 18 to 21. Thier action takes us one step closer to a statewide law.

Pennsylvania

Join over 120 cancer survivors, caregivers, and advocates from Pennsylvania in asking lawmakers to strengthen PA’s Clean Indoor Air Act to protect all workers from exposure to secondhand smoke including from e- cigarettes and to preserve funding for tobacco prevention and cessation programming.

Florida

The Florida Constitutional Revision Commission (CRC) will soon vote, on a proposal that would redirect funding earmarked for the state’s Tobacco Free Florida program to cancer research. While funding cancer research will always be a priority for ACS CAN, stealing money away from a nationally recognized cancer prevention program is not the way to do it. If we do not act now, our children are at risk. Please contact members of the CRC and ask that they vote NO on Proposal 94.

Connecticut

We need you to ask your lawmakers to protect Connecticut youth from deadly tobacco products by co-sponsoring a bill to increase the tobacco sale age from 18 to 21. Help Connecticut to join states like Maine, New Jersey and California, plus more than 260 cities like New York and Boston...

Idaho

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These programs have been successful in reducing the number of teens who smoke. Ask Congress to reject cuts to teen anti-smoking programs.