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July 7, 2020

Washington, D.C.—Today the House Labor Health and Human Services Appropriations Subcommittee on Health will vote on a FY 2021 spending bill that includes a $5.5 billion funding increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH)—half of which is emergency funding and the remainder of which will

July 7, 2020

Setting a dangerous precedent that puts kids and public health at risk, today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the marketing of Philip Morris’ IQOS heated cigarette as a “modified risk tobacco product” despite the FDA’s acknowledgement that Philip Morris failed to show that IQOS presents a reduced risk of tobacco-related disease...

July 1, 2020

Oklahomans approval of Medicaid expansion will improve health outcomes and reduce cancer disparities for 200,000 citizens now eligible for health care coverage.  

June 30, 2020

On July 1, 2020 new measues become law that will protect New Yorkers from some strategies of Big Tobacco that attract people to the dangerous addiction.

Media Contacts

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