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Comprehensive report says tobacco control must be highest priority in cancer control

The highest priority in a national cancer control plan must be expansion of tobacco control—the intervention with the largest potential health benefits—according to a new American Cancer Society ... read more

American Cancer Society Says New York Should Up Funding for Tobacco Prevention Program

The American Cancer Society ... prevent and treat pain; access to palliative care and restrictions on tobacco ratings, or charging tobacco users up to 50 percent higher premiums for health coverage. ... read more

Cigarette tax hike would hurt poor Ohioans, study says

The plan would also tax electronic cigarettes for the first time. "Increasing tobacco taxes is one of the most effective ways ... American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. The Mercatus Center ... read more

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State senator says $1-per-pack tobacco tax increase would save lives

The average cost of a pack in New Mexico is $6.17, said Sandra Adondakis of the American Cancer Society’s Action Network. In addition, Morales’ bill would increase taxes on cigars, smokeless tobacco . ... read more

Wyoming lagging behind on cancer prevention efforts, national group says

Wyoming is lagging on efforts to prevent cancer, and that’s partially related to its low tobacco tax rate and decision ... grassroots manager for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, ... read more

Gov backs $2 tobacco tax hike to fund Medicaid

April 10, 2019— The American Cancer Society ... deaths in the state. We know that one of the most effective ways to help people quit and keep young people from starting is by making all tobacco ... read more

Health advocates’ New Year wish: Higher tobacco tax

Dr. Rachel Marie Rosario, executive director of the Philippine Cancer Society ... The group said the higher tax on tobacco also helped prevent 40,000 smoking-related deaths in the country since 2013. ... read more

Report: Missouri ranks low in money spent on tobacco prevention

“We know what it takes to prevent ... tobacco tax increases, are necessary to break the cycle of addiction and save lives from tobacco use among all populations.” The American Cancer Society’s Cancer ... read more


The report by researchers from four governmental and private organizations, including the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Cancer Society, found that cancer cases ... read more

Death rate from cancer now 25% lower than it was 25 years ago, report says

Between 1991 and 2014, that boost in cancer survivorship translates to approximately 2,143,200 fewer cancer deaths than might have ... of the blood and lymph system, says the American Cancer Society's ... read more

Florida Not Doing Enough To Prevent Cancer, Study Says

Florida is not doing enough to prevent cancer, according to a new report ... the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Committee in Florida. Tobacco is the leading cause of preventable death in ... read more

Group urges Oregon to hike cigarette taxes $2 a pack

The American Cancer Society ... s “State of Tobacco Control” report finds that Oregon eared failing grades on its efforts to reduce and prevent tobacco use. The organization called on the Oregon ... read more

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