As lawmakers dive into the 2023 legislative session, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) urges Speaker Huston, Rep. Thompson, and Sen. Bray and Mishler to prioritize significantly increasing taxes on all tobacco products and investing in fact-based tobacco prevention and cessation programs to ease the burden of cancer on Hoosiers.
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Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. Receives National Distinguished Advocacy Award for Championing Lifesaving Cancer Public Policy
Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. received the National Distinguished Advocacy Award this week, the most prestigious award presented by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), in recognition of his significant contributions to the fight against cancer.
INDIANAPOLIS, IN -Tobacco use in Indiana is among the highest in the nation. That is why health and business groups have long called on lawmakers to increase Indiana’s cigarette tax by $2 per pack and increase the tax on all other tobacco products to an equivalent rate.
INDIANAPOLIS, IN – As lawmakers dive into the 2022 legislative session, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) urges legislators to prioritize improving access to colorectal cancer screenings and increasing the state’s tobacco taxes, both of which will ease t
Cancer-Fighting Advocates Mark Great American Smokeout by Calling for Action to Prevent Tobacco Addiction
INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Cancer patients and survivors across the state are marking the American Cancer Society’s 46th annual Great American Smokeout tomorrow by calling on elected officials to protect the health of all Hoosiers by implementing strong tobacco control legislation.