Tobacco Control Actions


Tobacco use is the #1 cause of death in the U.S. and 92,000 Maryland youth alive today will ultimately die prematurely from smoking. This number is staggering. How can these lives be saved? One way is by raising the tobacco sales age to 21. To make this happen, we need...

New Mexico

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Cities and counties in Tennessee are restricted from placing regulations on tobacco and smoking that are stronger than state law. This means that even if a county or municipality recognizes the need to protect its citizens from the hazards of secondhand smoke by limiting smoking in public spaces, parks, pools, and playgrounds, it cannot.


Each year, an estimated 5,400 Mississippians die from smoking-related diseases. Significantly raising the tax on tobacco has been proven to be the single most effective way to prevent children from starting to smoke.


Delaware youth have big dreams, but Big Tobacco has other plans. Each year the tobacco industry spends more than $44 million on marketing in our state to entice the next generation of smokers. Big tobacco knows that 95% of adult smokers begin smoking before they turn 21.


Please send a quick thank you note to the Senate Ag, Small Business, and Tourism committee thanking Senators for unanimoulsy supporting a bill to put ALL tobacco products bbehind the counter.


Tobacco use remains the number one preventable cause of death. 92,000 youth in Maryland today will ultimately die from smoking. This does not have to be the case. Don’t you agree? Please urge Governor Hogan to invest in Maryland's kids by increasefunding for tobacco prevention programs to help prevent kids,...

District Of Columbia

Smoking remains the leading cause of preventable death, but sadly 7,000 kids under the age of 18 living today in the District will ultimately die prematurely from smoking. This does not have to be the case. Don’t you agree? If so, you can help do something right now by sending...

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.