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Do you want to become a volunteer advocate for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network?  ACS CAN will empower you to become an effective advocate for cancer issues. We provide the training, tools, and opportunities you need to ensure your voice is heard by your lawmakers. 

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Latest Updates

January 25, 2021
Idaho

Cancer patients, survivors and volunteer advocates from across Idaho will meet virtually this week with state lawmakers for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Cancer Week of Action. During the virtual meetings, the advocates will urge their lawmakers to support a cigarette tax increase of $1.50 per pack with an equal tax increase on all other tobacco products including e-cigarettes

September 15, 2020
Idaho

Idahoans touched by cancer join nearly 500 cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones from all 50 states and nearly every congressional district for virtual meetings today to ask members of Congress to make the fight against cancer a national priority. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is hosting its annual Leadership Summit and Lobby Day virtually.

April 17, 2020
Idaho

Idaho’s 2020 legislative session has come to an end. While the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) did not have a major legislative victory during the session, there is certainly a lot of positive news that we can report. The session ended with growing concern about COVID-19 and

March 11, 2020
Idaho

Boise, Idaho— Idaho student advocates, with the support of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), have organized a virtual day at the capitol with Senate legislative leadership to discuss the youth epidemic, tobacco control policy, and health issues facing them and their peers today. The event will

State Contacts

Theresa Vawter
Idaho Government Relations Director
Boise
Randy Johnson
Idaho Grassroots Manager
Boise
Noe Streetman
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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