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2020 ACS CAN Georgia Day at the Capitol

On February 12th, from 8:00am to 1:30pm, ACS CAN Advocates from all over the peach state will convene in Atlanta under the gold dome to advocate for policies increasing the overall public health.

Latest Updates

January 22, 2020
Georgia

Amidst the state budget crisis, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is pursuing legislation that will generate $425.18 million in new annual revenue and reduce health care costs for the state.

January 17, 2020
Georgia

ATLANTA, GA – January 17, 2020 – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is pursuing legislation that will ease the burden of cancer in Georgia. The latest edition of the ACS CAN’s How Do You Measure Up? report

December 30, 2019
Georgia, National

Washington, D.C. –U.S. Rep. John Lewis recently announced he has been diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer. A statement from Lisa Lacasse, president of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) follows: “Our heartfelt concern goes out to Rep. Lewis during this time. Throughout the years, Rep. Lewis

December 23, 2019
Georgia

WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 20, 2019 – A report released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids and other public health groups shows that, amidst a youth tobacco use epidemic that is being driven by e-cigarettes, Georgia is shortchanging

Georgia Events

February 12, 2020
Atlanta, GA

Join us for the 2020 ACS CAN Georgia Day at the Capitol! On February 12th, 2020, ACS CAN Advocates from all over the peach state will convene in Atlanta under the gold dome to advocate for policies increasing the overall public health. Make plans to join us as we advocate...

State Contacts

Andy Freeman
Georgia Government Relations Director
Storm Goodlin
Georgia Grassroots Manager
Taylor Hall
Media Advocacy Manager

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