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July 29, 2021
Arizona

On June 30, the Arizona Legislature ended its regular session just hours before the new Fiscal Year started and Arizona’s cancer community had its share of legislative success. Included in the budget signed by the Governor is a consistent priority for ACS CAN, the funding for Arizona’s Well Woman HealthCheck

May 6, 2021
Arizona

Phoenix, Ariz. – Today the Arizona Senate voted 18 to 10 to support Big Tobacco over Arizona kids. The Senate passed a tobacco industry bill that would strip the right of local communities to protect their kids from deadly tobacco products and help people already addicted to quit. A

April 30, 2020
Arizona

April 30, 2020 – As part of #GivingTuesdayNow, Buffalo Bills cornerback Levi Wallace will be teaming up with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) on Tuesday, May 5, to raise funds for the organization through a Gamers vs. Cancer virtual live stream event. While playing the

December 9, 2019
Arizona

PHOENIX — Nearly three in four Arizona voters support establishing a licensing structure for retailers wanting to sell tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, according to a new poll. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network of Arizona proposed the question on a survey conducted by OH Predictive Insights to 900

September 30, 2019
Arizona

Hannah Gaffney, president of the Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority, spent the first week of September lobbying for more cancer research. After hearing about a fellow sorority sister being diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a type of blood cancer, Gaffney looked for fundraising options for her friend and stumbled upon the non-profit organization the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network.

August 1, 2019
Arizona

Arizona’s lawmakers must continue to reject any attempts to weaken or undermine effective tobacco control legislation and implement comprehensive policies that will prevent our kids from developing a lifelong addiction to tobacco.

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, in

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