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Updates matching "Tobacco Taxes"

March 16, 2017
Hawaii

Cancer survivors, caregivers and health professionals will ask their legislators to put patients and prevention first as the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Hawaii-Pacific holds its annual Day at the Capitol.

March 9, 2017
New Mexico

Legislation to raise the state’s cigarette tax by $1.50 per pack and impose an equivalent tax on other tobacco products including cigars, smokeless tobacco and electronic cigarettes, passed the state Senate on a vote of 24-16 on Wednesday.

March 9, 2017
Nebraska

ACS CAN volunteers will meet with their senators Tuesday, March 14, for the annual Day at the Capitol and will discuss three bills crucial to the health of Nebraska.

March 8, 2017
Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – March 8, 2017 – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) recently honored New Albany resident Mary Kost with its Advocacy Volunteer of the Year award at the Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis. The award recognizes the exemplary efforts of an individual who helps

March 7, 2017
Montana

Do you know anyone who struggled to quit tobacco? Were they able to quit before it killed them? Thankfully, my father was. It took him 40-plus years and many attempts…Sen. Mary Caferro proposed a bill this legislative session to increase the state’s cigarette tax by $1.50 per pack with a

March 7, 2017
South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. – (March 7, 2017) – Earlier today, Coastal Carolina Baseball Coach Gary Gilmore joined dozens of South Carolina legislators in lacing up their sneakers to demonstrate support for cancer survivors, patients and caregivers as well as to honor those who have lost their battle with the disease.

March 7, 2017
New Mexico

Legislation to raise the state’s cigarette tax by $1.50 per pack and impose an equivalent tax on other tobacco products including cigars, smokeless tobacco and electronic cigarettes is gaining support and not just from public health groups.

March 7, 2017
Kansas

When asked if they favored increasing tobacco taxes to help balance the budget, 70 percent of respondents said yes – with 46 percent indicating they strongly favor the proposal.

March 7, 2017
Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – March 7, 2017 – Ninety cancer survivors, caregivers and their families from across the state traveled to the Indiana Statehouse today and called on the General Assembly to prioritize the 36,440 Hoosiers who will be diagnosed with cancer in 2017. The visit was part of