Today the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee released its FY 2023 spending bill that includes a $2 billion funding increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), including a $291 million funding boost for the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
Prevention and Cessation Press Releases
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released proposed changes to the 2023 Medicare program that, if finalized, would eliminate cost sharing for colonoscopies after a positive non-invasive screening test, and lower the minimum age of colorectal cancer screening to 45.
At a time when the state has a significant budget surplus, ACS CAN is disappointed that the legislature did not prioritize protecting kids from Big Tobacco by increasing funding for these critical programs to $10 million.
House Appropriations Committee Prioritizes Medical Research with Significant Increase for NIH in FY 2023 Budget
The House Appropriations Committee will vote today to approve its FY 2023 spending bill including a $2.5 billion funding increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a $466 million funding boost for the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and $2.75 billion for the Advanced Research Projects Agency on Health (ARPA-H).
In Yet Another Delay that Leaves Kids at Risk, FDA Tells Court It Won’t Finish Reviewing E-Cigarette Marketing Applications Until June 2023
In yet another delay that leaves America’s kids at risk, the FDA has told a federal court that it won’t finish its review of marketing applications for the most popular e-cigarette products until June 2023 – nearly two years after the September 9, 2021, court-ordered deadline to do so.
Hartford, Conn.—Last night, the Connecticut House passed the state’s budget, which allocates $12 million for the state Tobacco Control and Health Trust Fund to fund critical tobacco prevention and cessation efforts.
House Introduces Health Equity Bill Critical to Reducing Health Disparities and Fighting Chronic Disease
Legislation introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives today aims to improve access to quality health care for and decrease health disparities in communities of color.
Legislature Misses Opportunity to Protect Kentucky Kids: Fails to Increase Funding to Critical Tobacco Prevention Program
Statement from American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Government Relations Director Kristy Young