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Latest Updates

September 21, 2019
Idaho

An upcoming cancer forum on September 24 th in Boise will feature a keynote address by Dr. Bonnie Halpern-Felsher, one of the country’s top tobacco researchers. Halpern-Felsher will speak about Big Tobacco’s strategy to hook youth into a lifetime of addiction through aggressive marketing and enticing candy, fruit and menthol

August 16, 2019
Idaho

BOISE, Idaho – August 16, 2019 – Cancer patients, their families and state policymakers are coming together at the State Capitol in Boise on Saturday, August 17, 2019, to decorate Lights of Hope bags that will stay lit overnight, spelling the word HOPE on the steps of the State Capitol

August 1, 2019
Idaho

Idaho is falling short when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer. According to the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality, Idaho measured up to

August 9, 2018
Idaho

BOISE, Idaho – Idaho is falling short when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer. According to the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality,

Idaho Events

January 27, 2020
Boise, ID

This is an incredible opportunity for anyone who wants to engage in our advocacy efforts to make cancer a top priority. Together as a team, we CAN successfully fight for laws that impact the issue of cancer and help make a difference in the lives of thousands of people in...

State Contacts

Theresa Vawter
Idaho Government Relations Director
Boise
Mary Kemp
Idaho Grassroots Manager
Boise
Jenna Sheldon
Media Advocacy Manager
Boise

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