TOPEKA, Kan. – March 20, 2019 – Today, the Kansas House of Representatives approved a bill to allow for more residents to qualify for KanCare coverage.
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.
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network of Oklahoma thanks both Rep. Harold Wright for authoring House Bill 2288 and its volunteers for tirelessly advocating to clear the air for all workers.
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.
ANNAPOLIS - Earlier today, Maryland’s Senate passed a bill that would prohibit those under 18 from using indoor tanning devices in the state. Yesterday, the House of Delegates passed the same legislation.
Today, the Illinois State Senate sent a bill to Gov. J.B. Pritzker that raises 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:
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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.