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Cancer Society concerned about cigarette tax

ASHLAND The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is concerned about the lack of impact a 50-cent cigarette tax increase will have on improving Kentucky health. The tax increase was recently p... read more

Cancer report ranks Georgia low, cites state’s tobacco tax, funding

Georgia earned high marks in just two of nine categories related to fighting cancer, according to a recent report. The American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action ... would come through increasing the tax ... read more

Washington flush with tobacco money, but gets an ‘F’ for prevention

RELATED: King County bans pro players from using any tobacco products during games McHale is with the American Cancer Society. It’s new report grades ... “And also tobacco tax revenue coming into the ... read more

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American Cancer Society report on states’ policies ranks Florida near the bottom

An advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society graded Florida among the worst-performing ... the report noted Florida’s cigarette tax rate, which hovers around the national average. Smoking rate... read more

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Higher tobacco tax? It's still a no-brainer

It requires, admittedly, an assumption that is hardly rock solid: that the Legislature will conjure up the guts and integrity to raise tobacco taxes even if California ... the sponsoring American Canc... read more

Pew report discusses economic impact of ‘sin tax’

That year, members of the House Revenue and Taxation Committee voted 11-5 to kill a bill that would have increased the tax on cigarettes by $1.25 per pack. The bill was pushed by the American Cancer S... read more

American Cancer Society report shows improvements needed in cancer prevention

ALBANY — The American Cancer Society ... tobacco cessation services and pain policies. The state received a “black” for tobacco prevention and cessation program funding, and “red” benchmarks — showing ... read more

Cancer prevention group flags holes in South Dakota laws: 'This is about saving lives'

... for the American Cancer Society's Cancer Action Network, said he was encouraged to see a proposal to increase the price of tobacco make it to the 2018 ballot. That measure, if approved, would incr... read more

How NJ can better fight cancer, from tanning to smoking cessation

New Jersey gets middling grades on this year’s version of the American Cancer Society’s annual assessment of states ... report because the new budget allocates 1 percent of cigarette tax revenues for ... read more

Cigarette tax plea ignored by Georgia governor

Nathan Deal said they didn't change the governor's opposition to tax increases. The groups, which include the American Cancer Society ... concerned about the procedures of the General Assembly that es... read more

Cancer Society concerned about cigarette tax

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is concerned about the lack of impact a 50-cent cigarette tax increase will have on improving Kentucky health. The tax increase was recently passed by ... read more



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