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Updates matching "Tobacco Taxes"

November 16, 2017
Wyoming

November 16 is the 42nd annual American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout. Wyoming cancer advocates mark the day by urging the Legislature to pass a $1 tobacco tax increase in 2018.

November 16, 2017
Mississippi

More than 20 health organizations gathered at the State Capitol today to urge lawmakers to increase the cigarette tax by $1.50 per pack with a parallel increase on other tobacco products. The event was held on the 41 st anniversary of the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout.

November 15, 2017
District Of Columbia

This morning ACS CAN Government Relations Director, Bonita Pennino spoke on the Great Day Washington Show WUSA-TV9 about the Smoking and Cessation Fund Amendment Action to prevent youth from starting to smoke and to help those who smoke quit for good. Exactly what the Great American Smoke Out is all

October 26, 2017
Connecticut

Hartford, CT – October 26, 2017 – The following statement can be attributed to Bryte Johnson, director of government relations in Connecticut for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). “The legislature missed an opportunity to reduce the toll of tobacco on Connecticut by increasing tobacco taxes by

September 27, 2017
Kentucky

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and 26 other leading health organizations are offering support to those Kentuckians looking to quit tobacco as part of the first-ever Kick It, Kentucky! week.

September 27, 2017
Colorado

The Aspen City Council referred a tobacco tax measure, ballot issue 2B, to the November 2017 ballot. Ballot Issue 2B seeks to establish a $3.00 per pack cigarette tax in Aspen, including a ten cent per pack, per year, increase for the next ten years to take the total

September 22, 2017
Wisconsin

Two important programs, the Wisconsin Well Woman Program and the Tobacco Prevention and Control Program, maintained current funding levels. But the Little Cigar Loophole remains open.

September 19, 2017
District Of Columbia

A coalition of leading public health organizations praised Councilmember Vincent Gray’s proposal for increasing the District’s cigarette tax by $2 per pack and designating a portion of the revenue to critical tobacco prevention and cessation programs. Experts say the measure will decrease youth smoking in the District by 21.1 percent.

August 29, 2017
Connecticut

Hartford, CT – The following statement can be attributed to Bryte Johnson, director of government relations in Connecticut for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. “The proposed tobacco tax increases included in the latest House Democratic budget plan will have little to no positive impact on public health. Small