For The Media

If you are a member of the news media seeking information for a story or if you would like to know more about the activities of the American Lung Association in California, please contact:

Maria Bernabe
(310) 735-9184
maria.bernabe@lung.org


News Releases

September 22, 2014
American Lung Association in California Statement: Governor Brown Signs Two Visionary Clean Air Bills Into Law


June 30, 2014
American Lung Association in California Hosts Inaugural LUNG FORCE Gala Honoring Top Lung Health Advocates


June 20, 2014
American Lung Association in California Statement: Governor Brown Signs A Strong Clean Air Budget


June 19, 2014
American Lung Association in California calls for Healthy Growth, Adoption of Strong Sustainable Communities Strategies


June 11, 2014
American Lung Association in California and CA4Health Survey Results Show California Tenants Favor Protections from Secondhand Smoke in their Multi-Unit Homes
 

May 21, 2014
Report: California Fuels Policies to Save State Residents over $10 Billion in Health, Economic Costs by 2020


April 30, 2014
American Lung Association Releases 2014 Report on Air Quality for California Cities and Counties


March 18, 2014
American Lung Association in California Releases New Report on Sustainable Growth For Healthier Neighborhoods in the San Joaquin Valley
     Fresno Press Release (Boletin de Prensa)  
     Kern Press Release  
     San Joaquin Press Release


March 11, 2014
American Lung Association in California Applauds the City of Los Angeles for Passing E-cigarette Regulation


March 4, 2014
American Lung Association in California Applauds Los Angeles City Council for Overwhelmingly Passing E-cigarette Regulation


February 20, 2014
Broad Support for Pavley/Lara Bill for Deep Reductions in Climate Pollutants Post-2020


February 10, 2014
American Lung Association in California Statement on AB 32 Scoping Plan


January 22, 2014
American Lung Association "State of Tobacco Control 2014" Report Calls on California to Renew Its Commitment to Eliminate Tobacco-Caused Death and Disease

El reporte de la Asociación Americana del Pulmón sobre el “Estado del Control del Tabaco 2014” hace un llamamiento para que California renueve su compromiso de eliminar las muertes y enfermedades causadas por el tabaco



January 21, 2014
Flu Season in California - Still Time to get Vaccinated


January 18, 2014
American Lung Association in California Statement On Colby Fire


January 9, 2014
American Lung Association in California Applauds Expenditure of Cap and Trade Revenue


December 10, 2013
American Lung Association in California Cautions Against Wood-Burning and Urges Cleaner Alternatives for Winter Heat


December 6, 2013
Health organizations support investment of AB 32 cap and trade revenues to climate programs that protect health


November 13, 2013
New Smoking Cessation Campaign in Sacramento Offers Support for the "Quitter in You"


November 8, 2013
COPD Awareness Month: Learn More, Find Support


September 30, 2013
American Lung Association in California Commends Governor Brown For Extending Critical Clean Air Incentives


September 4, 2013
Statement by the American Lung Association in California On the Death of President and CEO, Jane Warner


August 26, 2013

California Wildfires: Protecting Your Health


August 19, 2013
Lung Association - A Drug-Free Treatment For Asthma?


July 23, 2013

Tobacco Tax Supporters Plan New Push For Cigarette Tax


June 5, 2013
American Lung Association Report: Women at Greater Risk of COPD; Half Don't Know They Have It


April 16, 2013
Tobacco Interests spent over $51 million in the past year to exert influence on California legislative policy and election


April 4, 2013
New Report Sheds Light on Major Health Benefits of Cleaner Gasoline and Vehicle Standards


March 24, 2013
Tuberculosis: Still Lurking and Evolving


January 16, 2013
California Shows Mixed Results in Reducing Tobacco Use


December 27, 2012
Keeping Your New Year's Resolution To Quit Smoking


December 14, 2012
American Lung Association Applauds EPA Decision To Protect Public from Soot


November 8, 2012
American Lung Association in California Offers Lung Cancer Patients "Supprt from Day One"


October 1, 2012
Invest in Clean Air and Clean Energy


September 26, 2012
Tobacco Interests Spent Nearly $137 Million in the Past Year to Influence Legislative Policy and Elections in California

Empresas Tabaqueras Gastaron Cerca de $137 Millones en los ultimos 10 Años para Influir la Legislatura y Elecciones en California


August 9, 2012
American Lung Association in California Statement on Chevron Refinery Fire


August 2, 2012
Prepare to Go Back to School with Asthma


July 19, 2012
American Lung Association in California Urges US EPA for Stronger Limits for Soot Pollution


June 20, 2012
American Lung Association Offers Free New Air Quality Smartphone App


May 1, 2012
American Lung Association Announces New Tool to Engage Kids in Managing their Asthma


April 4, 2012
American Lung Association in California Calls for Adoption of SCAG Smart Growth Plan


March 15, 2012
American Lung Association in California Heralds CDC's "Tips from Former Smokers" Media Campaign


January 25, 2012
American Lung Association in California urges strong state action this week to require millions of near-zero and zero emission cars by 2025


January 19, 2012
State of Tobacco Control Report Shows California Falling Behind in Key Tobacco Control Priority Areas


December 29, 2011
Californians Benefit From New Medi-Cal Smoking Cessation Benefits: Quitting Smoking Is Possible


December 7, 2011
New CA Clean Car Standards Good for Public Health, Says Physician

New Report Reveals Most States are not Quit-Friendly for Smokers



November 16, 2011
LOS ANGELES: More than 4,200 Deaths Could Be Prevented Annually by Strong Soot Standards

RIVERSIDE: More than 1,300 Deaths Could Be Prevented Annually by Strong Soot Standards


November 1, 2011
No One Deserves Lung Cancer


October 10, 2011
American Lung Association in California Applauds New College Smoking Enforcement Law


September 14, 2011
Medicaid Cuts Could Leave Hundreds of Thousands of Californians Facing Life-Threatening Health Challenges


September 8, 2011
Medicaid Cuts Could Leave Hundreds of Thousands of Californians Facing Life-Threatening Health Challenges

American Lung Association in California Applauds New Smoke-Free Housing Law   


August 2, 2011
New Poll Shows California Voters Want More Regulation of Tobacco to Protect Youth


July 19, 2011

Tobacco Interests Spent Nearly $100 Million in the Last Decade to Influence California Elections and Legislative Policy


July 1, 2011
Declare Your Freedom from the Tyranny of Tobacco: July 5th is NonDependence Day!


June 21, 2011
Cigarette Warnings Get Graphic


March 24, 2011
American Lung Association in California Celebrates World TB Day


March 22, 2011
Stand Up To Cancer Endorses California Cancer Research Act


March 21, 2011
EPA Reveals Plan to Clean Up Coal-Fired Power Plants


January 20, 2011
Tobacco Report Card Shows Mixed Grades For State, Local Municipalities In Protecting Communities Against Tobacco

Tarjeta De Calificaciones Del Tabaco Muestra Grados Mixtos Para El Estado Y Municipios Locales En La Protección De Comunidades Contra Tabaco


January 3, 2011
Quit Smoking in 2011: 7 Tips For Success


December 3, 2010
CrossFit Journal Becomes Presenting Sponsor for American Lung Association in Californa 2011 Fight For Air Climb


November 17, 2010
First-Ever Plan to Fight Major Cause of Death in California Released


October 4, 2010
A Statement From California's Major Health and Medical Organizations Against Proposition 23


September 16, 2010
New Data Shows "Smart Growth" Can Cut 140 Premature Deaths and 105,000 Asthma Attacks and Respiratory Symptoms Each Year


September 14, 2010

New Study Says Quitting Smoking Could Save California Billions of Dollars


August 24, 2010
California Cancer Research Act Qualifies For 2012 Ballot


June 30, 2010
Submitting Signatures to Qualify the Cancer Research Act for the Ballot


June 29, 2010
American Lung Association Report Highlights Higher Smoking Rates In Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Community


June 22, 2010
California Business And Health Leaders Say Smoking Cessation Bill Will Save State, Employers, And Consumers Millions

American Lung Association in California Co-Sponsors Senate Bill 220 (Yee): Smoking Cessation Services and Treatments


June 18, 2010
American Lung Association Calls on FDA to Crack Down on Big Tobacco's Color Coding Substitutions for Light Cigarettes


April 28, 2010
2010 State of the Air Report Cites Dangerously High Air Pollution Across the State, Putting the Health of Californians At-Risk 

Reporte del Estado del Aire del 2010 Mostrando los Niveles Peligrosos de Contaminación Estatal Que Ponen en Peligro la Salud de los Californianos


April 12, 2010

American Lung Association Report Shows Health Disparities in Lung Cancer in African Americans


March 24, 2010

Eliminating Tuberculosis is Still a Top Health Priority


March 12, 2010

American Lung Association in California Supports SB 220 (Yee) to Require Smoking Cessation Coverage


March 10, 2010

California's Dirty Air Causes Serious Health Problems and Costs MillionsNew Research Finds Secondhand Smoke Levels Extremely High in California Casinos


February 17, 2010
New Research Finds Secondhand Smoke Levels Extremely High in California Casinos


February 6, 2010

OP-ED: Dr. Stephen Maxwell – EPA must tighten up controls on smog


February 4, 2010

Public Health and Environmental Groups Support Stronger National Air Quality Standards for Ozone


January 12, 2010

Lung Association Says It's Time to Raise the Grade, as California Earns Mixed Results in Tobacco Policy Report Card

La Asociacion del Pulmon dice que ya es hora de subir la nota, cuando California obtiene resultados mixtos en el reporte de politica del tabaco


January 5, 2010
San Francisco Launches Citywide "Make Today the Day" Quit Smoking Campaign