South Dakota Press Releases

August 1, 2019

South Dakota Falling Short on Cancer-Fighting Public Policies

Pierre, S.D.- South Dakota is falling short when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer according to the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Ca

March 12, 2019

E-cigarettes Added to South Dakota’s Smoke-free Law

Pierre, S.D. – March 12, 2019 – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is celebrating the legislature’s approval of legislation that will prohibit the use of e-cigarettes in public places where smoking is prohibited.

February 2, 2017

Cancer Advocates Gather in Pierre for Day at the Capitol

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will host its annual Day at the Capitol for cancer advocates on Friday, Feb. 3, in Pierre. Volunteers from across the state will meet with their lawmakers to discuss the importance of finding legislative solutions to eliminate cancer as a major health problem.