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February 6, 2019
Arizona

PHOENIX – Feb. 6, 2019 – Cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, students and advocates from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) rallied at the Capitol today in support of a package of tobacco control bills designed to reduce the toll of tobacco on the state as well

September 20, 2018
Arizona

By A candlelight vigil, Lights of Hope, sponsored by the American Cancer Society, is assembled near the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013,

September 18, 2018
Arizona

PHOENIX This month, nearly 700 cancer patients, survivors, volunteers and staff from all 50 states and nearly every congressional district will gather in Washington, D.C., as part of the annual American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Leadership Summit and Lobby Day. Advocates will urge Congress to take

August 25, 2018
Arizona

Today, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network released the following statement on the passing of U.S. Sen. John McCain:

August 9, 2018
Arizona

“This 16th edition of the report shows how far we’ve come in the fight against cancer,” said ACS CAN Government Relations Director Brian Hummell. “But 11 years have passed since we last increased the tobacco tax, and it is time the Legislature considers an increase of $1.50 per pack of cigarettes."

May 24, 2018
Arizona

The 2018 regular Arizona Legislative session has officially ended. Our lawmakers’ work at the capitol is done for now, but we still have a lot of work ahead to enact strong policies that will prevent cancer and improve the outlook for cancer patients. While this session was dominated by long

March 21, 2018
Arizona

PHOENIX – The Legislature will get another chance to protect children from unnecessary exposure to harmful UV radiation Thursday morning. Rep. Heather Carter, District 15, will employ a “striker” amendment. This will “strike everything” from bill SB 1290 and replace it with the language from the indoor tanning bill —

March 12, 2018
Arizona

PHOENIX – With end-of-session deadlines looming, Arizonan cancer survivors will gather at the Capitol on Tuesday to demand a hearing for a bill that would protect children from unnecessary exposure to harmful UV radiation. HB 2084, which would prohibit minors from using tanning devices and allow Arizona to join 15

February 23, 2018
Arizona

A bill to protect children from the harms of indoor tanning devices is once again on the precipice of becoming law after passing 45-15 in the Arizona House of Representatives.