Flavored E-Cigarettes Ban Starts Today

American Lung Association Applauds New York State as New Tobacco Control Measures Go Into Effect Albany, NY (May 18, 2020) – New tobacco control measures, included in the New York State budget, went into effect today, May 18, 2020. The provisions prohibit the sale of all tobacco

Read more

A call for action to promote lung health

By Shannon Traphagen Data from a 2016 behavioral risk factor surveillance survey along with the 2017 report from the Center for Disease Control (CDC)’s National Program of Cancer Registries shows that in Erie County, more than 39,000 people were diagnosed with COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) last

Read more