Healthy Eating and Active Living

Healthy Eating and Active Living

Victory in the fight against cancer requires bold new public policies that promote cancer prevention, early detection of cancer, and expand access to quality, affordable health care. Lawmakers make many decisions that impact the lives of Rhode Islanders touched by cancer and their leadership is vital to defeating this disease.

  • ACS CAN will also advocate for a tax on sugary drinks at 1-2 cents per ounce, an amount high enough and structured in such a way to decrease sugary drink consumption in Rhode Island.
  • We will also advocate for designating a substantial portion of this revenue back into efforts to reduce and prevent obesity.