Baton Rouge, LA – The unpredictable and dynamic nature of COVID-19 is no match for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s (ACS CAN) volunteers’ steadfast commitment.
Statement from American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Government Relations Director Emily Kalmer
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Applauds NY Senate Passage of Bill to Reduce Barriers for Patients Facing Life-Threatening Illnesses
ACS CAN applauds the New York State Senate for passing legislation that will help New Yorkers pay for treatment of life-threatening illnesses. Asks Assembly to also pass measure.
TALLAHASSEE, FL – May 7, 2021 – Today, Gov. Ron DeSantis officially signed Senate bill 1080 into law – a bill disguised as a solution to today’s youth tobacco epidemic. Below is a statement on behalf of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network in reaction.
Baton Rouge, LA - “Today, the Louisiana House of Representatives passed legislation, House Bill 525, that would lower the price of some tobacco products and would help the tobacco industry protect their bottom line, while addicting people with cheaper products.
Volunteers Meet Virtually with Lawmakers to Support Legislation Allowing Pharmacists to Administer All CDC Recommended Vaccines
ACS CAN was joined by other health and social justice groups to ask lawmakers to allow pharmacists to administer all vaccines approved by CDC.
Patient Groups Praise Administration’s Action to Preserve Protections Against Discrimination for LGBTQ Patients
More than a dozen patient groups representing millions of Americans with serious and chronic health conditions are praising the Biden administration’s action to preserve protections in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) patients receiving health care services.
Leading Public Health Groups Urge Gov. Ron DeSantis to Veto Bill That Would Reverse Decades of Progress in Protecting Youth from Tobacco
TALLAHASSEE, FL – May 6, 2021 –The Florida Legislature last Wednesday passed SB 1080 – a bill disguised as a solution to today’s youth tobacco epidemic.
Health Advocacy Groups Deplore Arizona Senate’s Vote Repealing Local Governments’ Right to Protect Kids from Tobacco
Phoenix, Ariz. – Today the Arizona Senate voted 18 to 10 to support Big Tobacco over Arizona kids.