WASHINGTON, D.C. -- January 9, 2009 -- Congressional leaders would improve access to quality health care for millions of uninsured children and lower smoking rates by expanding the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) with an increase in the federal cigarette tax.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- January 8, 2009 -- Six organizations representing consumers, physicians, insurers, patients and pharmaceutical research companies are banding together to launch a new multi-million dollar national television advertising buy.
U.S. Supreme Court Allows Consumers to Continue to Hold Big Tobacco Accountable for Fraudulent Labeling of Cigarettes
WASHINGTON, DC -- December 15, 2008 -- The U.S.
Cancer Community Applauds Federal Trade Commission Decision That Keeps Big Tobacco Accountable to Consumers
Big Tobacco won’t be able to argue that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sanctions the industry’s deception of consumers any longer, as the agency today rescinded its 40-year-old policy on labeling of supposed reduced-risk products.
Senator Tom Daschle has worked throughout his career to improve access to quality health care for all Americans, and has been a consistent supporter of increased federal funding for cancer research and other policies that advance the fight against cancer.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- November 12, 2008 -- “On behalf of patients, survivors and their loved ones across the country, we are enormously encouraged by the work being done by key members of Congress to move health care reform forward as a top priority for the 111th Congress.
WASHINGTON, DC -- October 14, 2008 -- The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia heard oral arguments today in the federal government’s landmark racketeering lawsuit against the tobacco industry, The United States of America v. Philip Morris USA, Inc.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- October 14, 2008 -- Voters wanting to know where presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama stand on cancer related issues can now find out in a voter guide issued by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN).
President Signs Bill to Allow College Students to Keep Their Health Coverage in the Event of Medical Leave
President Bush signed into law critical legislation today that protects full-time college students from losing their health insurance in the event of a serious medical condition