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Nevada Press Releases

February 4, 2021

Feb. 4 World Cancer Day: Nevada Cancer Advocates Urge Lawmakers to Protect Critical Cancer Prevention Programs

Today is World Cancer Day and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network urges the legislature to protect funding for breast and cervical cancer screening and tobacco control efforts. ACS CAN is deeply concerned that the state’s proposed budget slashes approximately $2.5 million from Nevada’s already underfunded tobacco prevention program that was being used to address the youth e-cigarette epidemic.

September 30, 2020

Leading Cancer Group Applauds Park MGM for Reopening Smoke-free Today

On September 30, the Park MGM reopened as a smoke-free establishment amid the COVID-19 pandemic, marking the first time a casino will be smoke-free on the Strip. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) applauds the casino’s decision to protect the health of workers and patrons.