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ACS CAN will submit testimony asking Hawaii lawmakers to maintain funding for the state's tobacco prevention and cessation program, which is crucial to preventing kids from starting to use tobacco and helping people already addicted to tobacco quit. 

Latest Updates

April 12, 2021

HONOLULU— The Senate will have its final vote tomorrow, Tuesday, April 13, on House Bill 1296 that would dismantle Hawaii’s Tobacco Prevention and Control Trust Fund, which has significantly reduced smoking rates for more than two decades. If passed by the Senate and agreed upon by the House, the bill

March 17, 2021

HONOLULU—Today, state lawmakers heard from cancer patients, survivors and volunteer advocates from across the state during a virtual Cancer Action Day, hosted by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). During online meetings and phone calls, the group urged their lawmakers to support policies to fight cancer in

March 9, 2021

HONOLULU— The State House passed a bill today that would jeopardize Hawaii’s successful efforts to reduce tobacco use by removing protected funding for the state’s Tobacco Prevention and Control Trust Fund. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) issued the following statement from Cynthia Au, Interim government relations

December 17, 2020

Check out the latest Hawaii-Pacific Newsletter This month's newsletter includes: 2021 Legislative Session, Cancer Screen Week and more!

State Contacts

Cynthia Au
Government Relations Director, Hawaii-Guam
Noe Streetman
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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Do you have a personal story about how cancer has impacted you or someone you love? Real stories are how ACS CAN ensures that no one becomes a statistic.