Pennsylvania Press Releases
The emergency order prohibiting smoking in casinos has been lifted. ACS CAN says employees and vistors should have their health protected and smoking should again be prohibited.
To mark the Great American Smokeout, ACS CAN is asking Governor Wolf and the state legislature to include funding in the new budget for tobacco control programs.
ACS CAN has honored Cong. Brian Fitzpatrick for his leadership in avocating for cancer related policies.
Harrisburg, Pa. — Starting next Monday, cancer patients and survivors from across Pennsylvania will begin making virtual asks of their state lawmakers to preserve Pennsylvania’s line item for tobacco prevention and cessation funding in the state budget.
Learn about the real life impact of prior authorization from two cancer patients who have dealt with this issue firsthand.
“The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, the American Lung Association and the American Heart Association want to thank Rep. Dan Frankel for his support and leadership with this legislation. If enacted, the measure would provide a pivotal step forward in protecting those in our state from the dangers of secondhand smoke. We look forward to working with him and the state legislature to protect all Pennsylvanians.”
HARRISBURG, Pa.—Gov. Tom Wolf delivered his budget address to the Pennsylvania state legislature today.
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) annual policy forum will focus on issues in oncology and health care policy affecting the lives of tri-state residents and everyday Americans.
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is calling on the Pennsylvania Legislature to pass legislation that would prohibit the use of indoor tanning devices by youth under the age of 18.
Governor Wolf has enacted a budget that incudes funding for the lifesaving tobacco control pograms. ACS CAN thanks Governor Wolf and the legislatureM