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April 16, 2021

TALLAHASSEE, FL – Today, SB 1080 – a bill disguised as a solution to the youth tobacco epidemic – was passed by the Senate Rules Committee with an 11-5 vote. The bill will be heard next on the full Senate floor. 

April 14, 2021

SPRINGFIELD, IL – Today, the House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation to expand coverage of biomarker testing – an essential step in accessing precision medicine treatments.

April 13, 2021

AUSTIN, TX – April 13, 2021 – Sponsored by Sen. Huffman and Sen. Zaffirini, SB 1028 will be heard by the Senate Business and Commerce Committee today at 8 a.m. 

April 13, 2021

PORTLAND, ME – Today, state legislators heard from cancer and cardiovascular patients, survivors, and public health advocates during Maine’s virtual Tobacco Action Day.

Media Contacts

Alissa Crispino
Vice President, Media Advocacy
Washington, DC
Allison Miller
Director, Media Advocacy
Washington, DC
Emily Burr
Director, Media Advocacy
Washington, DC

Media Campaigns

ACS CAN’s June 2020 digital media campaign highlights the continued hurdles cancer patients face in trying to get the right care at the right time, at a price they can afford. Congress has addressed some of these issues for Covid-19 care. ACS CAN is calling on Congress to do the same for cancer patients.