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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

January 27, 2020
Idaho

Boise, Idaho—January 27, 2020— Idaho cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones filled the Idaho Capitol building today to ask lawmakers to prioritize legislation to fight cancer during the annual American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Cancer Action Day. Specifically, the group pushed to regulate e-cigarettes and improve

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,

March 23, 2018
Idaho

This week ACS CAN participated in a chemotherapy informational hearing at the State Capitol on the unequal cost cancer patients incur for oral (pill and liquid) versus intravenous (IV) chemotherapies on Idaho’s state-based health care plans. As targeted oral chemotherapy advances, it is apparent that the most effective or, in