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Support cigarette tax increase in Oregon to save lives, health-care costs

Did you know the leading cause of death in Oregon is cancer, and that one in four cancer deaths is caused by smoking? In fact, smoking causes almost 28 percent of cancer deaths in Oregon. As a cancer ... read more

Poll: 70 Percent Of Hoosiers Support Cigarette Tax Hike

But out of 600 Hoosiers polled last month, 7 in 10 say they support a $2 cigarette tax increase. Bryan Hannon is with the American Cancer Society. He also chairs Tobacco Free Indiana’s Raise it for He... read more

The Public Pulse: Raise Nebraska's cigarette tax to cut smoking; Will OPS look for bailout?

... for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, a nonpartisan advocacy organization that is working to reduce the impact cancer has on our state. The organization supports a tax increase of ... read more

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Santa Fe’s lone cigar bar ready to resist tobacco tax

Cisco McSorley filed the measure to raise the tax on tobacco products to 76 percent from 25 percent ... While this has heartened the American Cancer Society and other organizations, Sweeney and Salaza... 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

Anti-smoking forces say cigarette tax hike is a no-brainer

Boosting the cigarette tax by $1.50 per pack — from $3.40 to $4.90 — would yield more than $60 million annually while driving tens of thousands of state residents away from tobacco, according to the A... read more

Wyoming cigarette tax could go up $1 per pack. But questions about reservation sales remain.

At 60 cents, Wyoming has one of the lowest cigarette taxes ... The American Cancer Society has opposed more modest increases in the past, including an unsuccessful proposal during last year’s legislat... read more

Call for higher taxes on tobacco products

Speakers at an interaction on ‘Tobacco Tax: A Sustainable Source for Health Financing’ organised here today said increased taxation on tobacco products could reduce ... Research Programme at American ... read more

Cancer society calling on province to ban promotion, advertising of e-cigarettes

Concerned about increasing rates of youth smoking and vaping, the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) is calling on the province to ban promotion and advertising of electronic cigarettes. “Vaping is less ha... read more

Lawmakers hesitant to back tobacco tax hike

BOSTON -- House Speaker Robert DeLeo's announcement that the House was giving a "serious look" at a cigarette tax increase brought hope to anti-tobacco groups that rallied the Statehouse this week, bu... read more

Montreal Economic Institute says higher tobacco taxes won’t stop smokers

WATCH ABOVE: The Montreal Economic Institute is concerned about how ... That’s despite the fact the price of cigarettes has doubled. Robert Cunningham, from the Cancer Society of Canada, disagrees. “H... read more

The Symptoms Of Head And Neck Cancer You Should Know About

Men are twice as likely as women to develop these cancers; people who use tobacco and drink ... types of head and neck cancer. More than 16,ooo people a year will be diagnosed with one of these, accor... read more

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