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.
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 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.
Even as Breast Cancer Awareness Month comes to a close, ACS CAN will keep working year-round, across the country and with both state and federal lawmakers, to advance the public policies we know will reduce the burden of breast cancer.
Our annual Lights of Hope ceremony is one of the most visually powerful events I have ever experienced. This year, volunteers brought more than 40,000 Lights of Hope with them to D.C. from every corner of the country.
ACS CAN's May 2019 video campaign highlights the potentially dangerous impact proposed changes to Medicare Part D’s six protected classes could have on cancer patients’ access to lifesaving medications. Cancer survivors Jenn and Mariah share their concerns about how these proposed changes could affect their ability to access and afford their prescriptions.