Lansing, MI – March 20, 2019 – Today, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association and the American Lung Association mark Kick Butts Day by calling on Michigan’s lawmakers to reduce the toll of tobacco on Michiganders.
Earlier today, Maryland’s House of Delegates and Senate passed bills that would increase the state’s age of tobacco sales to 21. Because the bills have slight differences, they will likely go to conference committee to reach a settlement on the proposed language.
Columbus, OH. – March 15, 2019 – Today Gov. Mike DeWine released his proposed FY 2020-2021 budget for Ohio. Jeff Stephens, director of government relations in Ohio for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), made the following statement in reaction.
Washington, D.C. – The U.S.
An amendment filed Tuesday to House Bill 6 will severely undercut efforts to combat Big Tobacco in New Mexico, where more than 28 percent of all cancer deaths can be attributed to its products.
Washington, D.C. – The White House has announced its intention to appoint Dr. Ned Sharpless, current director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), as acting commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Dr.
The administration released its FY20 budget today including a $4.7 billion cut for medical research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) including a nearly $900 million cut for the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
Washington, D.C. – Following is a statement from Lisa Lacasse, president of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), responding to reports that Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb is resigning: