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Prevention and Cessation Press Releases

February 19, 2019

Florida Legislators Demonstrate Support for Cancer Issues by Wearing Suits & Sneakers

More than 50 American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) advocates joined state legislators in lacing up their sneakers in support of cancer survivors, patients and caregivers as well as to honor those who have lost their battle with the disease. Florida’s first “Suits and Sneakers” event was sponsored by Sen. Debbie Mayfield from Indian River and Southern Brevard Counties

November 28, 2018

ACS CAN Decries House’s Failure to Override Tobacco 21 Veto

Today, the Illinois House of Representatives failed to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of legislation to raise the minimum age of tobacco sales to 21 years old. In response, Shana Crews, Illinois government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, issued the following statement:

November 14, 2018

ACS CAN Celebrates Senate Veto Override of Tobacco 21

Today, the Illinois State Senate overrode Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of legislation to raise the minimum age of tobacco sales to 21 years old. In response, Shana Crews, Illinois government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, issued the following statement: