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October 15, 2020
Colorado

Denver, Colo.— Cancer patients, survivors and volunteer advocates from across Colorado met virtually Thursday afternoon with Sen. Cory Gardner to discuss policies and issues that are critical to fighting cancer. The meeting was part of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Cancer Votes campaign—the

September 13, 2020
Colorado

Denver, Co. – Nearly 700 cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones from all 50 states and nearly every congressional district will dial into calls and log onto virtual meetings this week to ask members of Congress to make the fight against cancer a national priority. Due to the coronavirus

July 16, 2020
Colorado

Denver, Colo. – On July 14, Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed a bill that will increase the state minimum age of sale for all tobacco products to age 21 with measures that enable active enforcement including retailer licensing and penalties that include license suspension and revocation for non-compliant retailers. In

July 10, 2020
Colorado

Denver, Colo. – Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed a bill today that will expand access to clinical trials for individuals enrolled in the state Medicaid program. Also known as the Equity in Access to Clinical Trials in Medicaid bill, H.B. 1232 authorizes the state Medicaid program to cover routine

Colorado Events

October 6, 2021MST

The 2021 Policy Forum, held virtually, will focus upon opportunities for advancement in the area of Health Equity. For the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), health equity means everyone has a fair and just opportunity to prevent, find, treat, and survive cancer. It is not the same...

State Contacts

Christina Cowart
Grassroots Manager, CO, KS & WY
RJ Ours
Colorado Government Relations Director
Priscilla Cabral-Pérez
Sr. Regional Media Advocacy Manager
Denver

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