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May 15, 2018
Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska – May 15, 2018—In the final hours of the legislative session, the Alaska State Legislature passed a statewide smoke-free workplaces bill, Senate Bill 63. This bill, commonly called the “Take It Outside Act”, was sponsored by Sen. Peter Micciche (R-Soldotna) and was championed by thousands of businesses, organizations

February 20, 2018
Alaska

Cancer advocates across Alaska convene at the Capitol on February 20 for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) annual Cancer Action Day at the Capitol to highlight the importance of smoke-free workplaces and other public health policies to save lives from cancer.

January 24, 2018
Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska— January 24, 2018— Today, the House Judiciary Committee took Alaska one step closer to ensuring Alaskans across the state are protected from dangerous secondhand smoke exposure by passing Senate Bill (SB) 63, which would protect Alaskans working indoors from secondhand smoke and electronic cigarette aerosol. The legislation simply

November 15, 2017
Alaska

The American Cancer Society’s (Society) annual Great American Smokeout Nov. 16 marks the 10th anniversary of Anchorage’s comprehensive smoke-free ordinance. The Smoke-free Alaska Workplaces coalition urges state lawmakers to take the next step and pass a statewide smoke-free workplace law in 2018.

November 15, 2017
Alaska

The American Cancer Society’s (Society) annual Great American Smokeout Nov. 16 marks the 10th anniversary of Anchorage’s comprehensive smoke-free ordinance. The Smoke-free Alaska Workplaces coalition urges state lawmakers to take the next step and pass a statewide smoke-free workplace law in 2018.

June 5, 2017
Alaska

ACS CAN Urges Governor Bill Walker to Voice Concerns About Impact of AHCA on State Cancer Burden Ahead of Discussions with Senate Leadership

August 4, 2016
Alaska

Anchorage, AK August 4, 2016 – Alaska is doing well but needs to improve its policies to make pain treatment, including use of pain medications like opioids, available to cancer patients and others with serious illnesses, according to a new report funded by the American Cancer Society

March 21, 2013
Alaska

Keep track of Alaska ACS CAN activitites, stay current on legislative prioritites through our facebook page. Go to: https://www.facebook.com/ACSCANAlaska and friend us today! You can also follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/acscanak