Knoxville, TN – Michael Holtz was named the State Lead Ambassador (SLA) of the Year by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) for his dedicated volunteer and advocacy efforts to help make cancer a national priority.
San Diego Cancer Advocate Receives Government Relations Professional of the Year Award for Excellence in Cancer Advocacy
Washington, D.C. – Lynda Barbour was recognized as the country’s top government relations professional by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in honor of her exceptional work advocating for cancer-fighting public policies.
Washington, D.C. – Grace Pugh was awarded the Ambassador Constituent Team (ACT!) Lead of the Year by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) for her exceptional commitment to advocacy work and making cancer a national priority.
California Tobacco Control Advocate Receives National Staff Leadership Award for Excellence in Public Policy Designed to End Cancer
Washington, D.C. – Jim Knox, managing director of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) California, was awarded the Alan Mills Award by ACS CAN for his outstanding dedication to reducing the cancer burden caused by tobacco use in California.
LINCOLN, NE – In partnership with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), Gateway Mall is helping to honor and remember those touched by cancer for one of the biggest tribute events in the United States.
ANCHORAGE, ALASKA — Anchorage’s new age of sale for all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, rises to 21 on the first day of school, Tuesday, August 20.
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network will host We CAN Make an Impact on Wednesday, Aug. 21. The community forum will feature leaders in business, research and patient advocacy discussing the unique challenges of accessing cancer clinical trials in Kansas and Missouri.
N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper Urged to Veto Measure that Would Reduce Access to Lifesaving Cancer Treatment and Drugs
Christine Weason, North Carolina government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, strongly urges Gov. Ray Cooper’s veto of SB 86 because expanding access to association health plans will leave hundreds of thousands of North Carolinians with inadequate health care plans.
Graphic Cigarette Warnings Proposed by FDA Are Long Overdue, But Agency Must Meet March 2020 Deadline to Finalize Them
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The large, graphic cigarette health warnings proposed today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are a critical and long-overdue step forward in the nation’s battle against tobacco use – the number one cause of preventable death.
CHEYENNE, Wyo.—The Cheyenne City Council heard public testimony on Monday night as they considered adding electronic cigarettes to the local smoke-free law.