BOSTON – Gov. Charlie Baker has officially proclaimed January “Cervical Cancer Awareness Month” in Massachusetts.
Surgeon General Report: Expanding Access to Tobacco Cessation Services and Proven Tobacco Control Saves Lives
Washington, D.C. – January 23, 2020 – A report on smoking cessation released today by United States Surgeon General Jerome M.
Amidst Budget Crisis, ACS CAN Eager to Pass Legislation That Would Protect Kids from Big Tobacco and Raise Over $425 Million in Annual Revenue
Amidst the state budget crisis, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is pursuing legislation that will generate $425.18 million in new annual revenue and reduce health care costs for the state.
ACS CAN Urges Full Senate to Enact Proper Enforcement Regulations and Retail Licensing for all Tobacco Products
TALLAHASSEE, FL – January 22, 2020 – Yesterday, the Senate Health Policy Committee unanimously passed bill SB 810 to increase the state’s age of sale for all tobacco products to align with the federal age of sale and enable enforcement.
Patient Groups Disappointed by Ongoing Uncertainty in Wake of Supreme Court’s Decision Not to Expedite Health Care Case
Patient and health advocacy groups representing millions of Americans with pre-existing conditions are disappointed over the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision today not to immediately take up the case of Texas v. United States.
In his budget address, Governor Cuomo has called for restricting the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. ACS CAN is calling for a more comprehensive approach..
ACS CAN Stresses the Importance of Prohibiting the Sale of All Flavors of All Tobacco Products After Gov. Murphy Signs Bill Restricting the Sale of Flavored E-cigarettes
Gov. Murphy has enacted legislation that restricts the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. ACS CAN is stressing the need for a more comprehensive law.
Improving Access to Health Care in Illinois Tops American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s List of 2020 Legislative Priorities
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – January 21, 2020 – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is pursuing legislation that will ease the burden of cancer in Illinois.
Youth E-cigarette Epidemic Prompts American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network to Seek Legislation Addressing Tobacco Addiction
ATLANTA, GA – January 17, 2020 – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is pursuing legislation that will ease the burden of cancer in Georgia.
Matt Helder Joins American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network to Direct Government Relations in Washington State
OLYMPIA, Wash.—Matt Helder, who has had a successful career around the state legislature and local politics, joined the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) as the Washington state government relations director.