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RSVP for The Future of Health Care: Achieving Health Equity in Cancer Care

ACS CAN Connecticut's 6th annual policy forum The Future of Health Care: Achieving Health Equity in Cancer Care will be held on Wednesday, November 10th from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM. 

We look forward to having you join us. 

Latest Updates

June 22, 2021
Connecticut

HARTFORD – Today, Phillip Morris International (PMI) announced its intention to relocate the company’s corporate headquarters from New York to Connecticut. The following statement can be attributed to Amber Herting, a spokesperson for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in Connecticut: “Whether across the country or

June 15, 2021
Connecticut

HARTFORD – As Connecticut lawmakers continue to debate a proposal that would end the sale of flavored tobacco in the state, leading public health organizations are calling on the legislature to reject the current language, which is rife with dangerous loopholes. The following statement can be attributed to Bryte

February 5, 2020
Connecticut

HARTFORD - In his budget message today, Gov. Lamont called for several tobacco control provisions, including restricting the sale of all flavored e-cigarettes, including menthol, in Connecticut. However, his proposal did not restrict the sale of other flavored tobacco products such as menthol cigarettes and fruit and candy flavored

May 31, 2019
Connecticut

HARTFORD - The Connecticut Senate marked today, World No Tobacco Day, by voting in support of HB7200. This bill would increase the statewide age of sale for tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, from 18 to 21. The House of Representatives approved the legislation earlier this month and it now heads

Connecticut Events

November 10, 2021

On November 10th, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), will host our 6th annual forum in Connecticut. The goal is to focus on public policies that could effectively eliminate barriers that prevent patients from accessing evidence-based and innovative cancer care with an emphasis on policies and programs...

State Contacts

Natalie Cullen Shurtleff
Connecticut Grassroots Manager
Bryte Johnson
Director Government Relations and Advocacy
Amber Herting
Associate Director, Media Advocacy

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