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May 20, 2021
Florida

In 2021, the Florida State Legislature approved the total state funding of $1.83 million in recurring revenue for the Mary Brogan Breast & Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program. Recurring state funds provide a dedicated funding source and help build the long-term viability of the program. This marks a full decade that the Legislature has invested state dollars in the program.

May 12, 2021
Florida

TALLAHASSEE, FL – May 7, 2021 – Today, Gov. Ron DeSantis officially signed Senate bill 1080 into law – a bill disguised as a solution to today’s youth tobacco epidemic. Below is a statement on behalf of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network in reaction. "As tobacco use

May 6, 2021
Florida

TALLAHASSEE, FL – May 6, 2021 –The Florida Legislature last Wednesday passed SB 1080 – a bill disguised as a solution to today’s youth tobacco epidemic. Below is a statement on behalf of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association, American Lung Association, and Preventing Tobacco

April 26, 2021
Florida

TALLAHASSE, FL – April 26, 2021 – Today, SB 1080 – a bill disguised as a solution to the youth tobacco epidemic – was passed by the Senate floor with a vote of 29-9. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), alongside other

Florida Events

October 29, 2021EST

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will host its 8 th annual South Florida policy forum on Friday, October 29, 2021. This event will bring together key leaders and decision makers in government, research and academia to discuss emerging oncology and health care policy issues that affect...

State Contacts

Susan Harbin Alford
Senior Director, Government Relations
State of Florida
Natalie Kliné
Grassroots Manager
Southeast and Southwest Florida
Storm Goodlin
Grassroots Manager
North and Central Florida

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