Yesterday the legislature passed legislation that would allow local governments in Tennessee to pass and implement ordinances making age-restricted venues such as bars and live music venues smoke-free.
Tennessee Press Releases
More Than a Decade After Passage of Federal Health Care Law, State Still Stands in the Way of Tennesseans Access to Affordable Health Coverage
NASHVILLE, TENN. – Today marks 12 years since the historic passage of the Affordable Care Act. Yet, around 300,000 Tennesseans remain uninsured, denied coverage by state lawmakers who refuse to increase access to Medicaid.
NASHVILLE, TN – “As lawmakers dive into the 2022 legislative session, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) urges legislators to prioritize passing legislation that will ease the burden of cancer on Tennesseans.
KNOXVILLE, TN – Michael Holtz was awarded the Volunteer Award for Excellence in Advocacy by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in recognition of his efforts to help make cancer a national priority.
NASHVILLE, TN — The American Cancer Society and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network believe it is critical that Tennessee parents and families continue to receive scientific-based information about the HPV vaccine that is still widely available throughout Tennessee.
NASHVILLE, TN – March 30, 2021 –Health advocacy organizations in Tennessee committed to protecting kids from the harmful effects of tobacco products and nicotine addiction call on the legislature to vote no on Senate Bill 1047 and House Bill 705.
NASHVILLE, TN – The unpredictable and dynamic nature of COVID-19 is no match for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s (ACS CAN) volunteers’ steadfast commitment.
NASHVILLE, TN – Today, Gov. Bill Lee released his proposed state operating budget, which includes a 2 million dollar increase in tobacco prevention program funding.