Cancer Advocates Urge West Virginia Lawmakers to Pass Tobacco Prevention Measures on the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout® and National Rural Health Day
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During American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout®, Cancer Patients, Survivors, and Advocates Urge Lawmakers to Pass Tobacco Control Measures to Protect Public Health
ALBANY, NY – MAY 1, 2023 – Earlier today New York State leaders released details on the agreed upon 2023-24 budget and will soon adopt each of the budget bills—the contents of which are a mixed bag at best in the fight against cancer.
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is beyond disappointed that the legislature prioritized Big Tobacco’s profits over the health of Hoosiers.
MEDIA ADVISORY – PRESS CONFERENCE: Buffalo Community Leaders Rally around Governor Hochul’s Tobacco Proposals, Moved by Data Showing Link between Tobacco Use & Cancer Deaths
BUFFALO, NY –MARCH 11, 2023 – As budget discussions among state legislators pick up speed at the Capitol, Erie County religious, health and community leaders are set to rally alongside cancer patients and survivors on Monday, March 13.
BUFFALO, NY—MARCH 8, 2023— Utilizing data from the New York State Cancer Registry, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) released data showing the devastating impact that cancers linked to tobacco have on New Yorkers, specifically those living in Erie County:
TRENTON, NJ – FEBRUARY 27, 2023 – Governor Murphy is expected to release his 2023-24 Executive Budget tomorrow, setting the legislative and fiscal agenda for the year.
**PRESS CONFERENCE** Cancer Survivors to Urge Legislators to Make Fighting Cancer a Priority in Visit to Capitol
ALBANY, NY –FEBRUARY 24, 2023 – Cancer survivors, their families and caregivers from across New York will gather at the Capitol building to ask legislators to support policies that improve New Yorkers’ access to cancer screenings and early detection services and institute lifesaving tobacco contr