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If nothing is done to reduce tobacco use 151,000 Hoosier kids will ultimately die prematurely from smoking.  Indiana can and must do better.  I call on Indiana lawmakers to reduce tobacco use by:

Latest Updates

September 19, 2022
Indiana

Advocates Were Among the First to Meet In-Person with Members Since the Pandemic’s Start; Will Ask For Increased Cancer Research Funding

September 16, 2022
Indiana

Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. received the National Distinguished Advocacy Award this week, the most prestigious award presented by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), in recognition of his significant contributions to the fight against cancer.

March 9, 2022
Indiana

Statement from Bryan Hannon, Chair of Tobacco Free Indiana INDIANAPOLIS, IN. – “Yesterday, the legislature did a big favor for Big Tobacco by passing legislation that will lower tax rates and maintain loopholes for some of the very products that the tobacco industry has used to addict Hoosier kids.

March 8, 2022
Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, IN. – Today, our elected officials worked to reduce the burden of cancer on Hoosier by passing House Bill 1238, which will eliminate cost sharing for all preventative colorectal cancer screenings, including follow-up colonoscopies after an abnormal stool-based test for most private insurance plans. “Colorectal cancer remains the second

Indiana Events

November 30, 2022EST

Fifty-one years after the landmark National Cancer Act was signed into law by President Nixon, public policy continues to play a critical role in advancing biomedical research. From public funding of cancer research to improved access to cutting-edge therapies, state and federal policy have pushed cancer research forward. But gaps...

November 30, 2022EST

Fifty-one years after the landmark National Cancer Act was signed into law by President Nixon, public policy continues to play a critical role in advancing biomedical research. From public funding of cancer research to improved access to cutting-edge therapies, state and federal policy have pushed cancer research forward. But gaps...

State Contacts

Allie Kast
Indiana Grassroots Manager
Bryan Hannon
Indiana Government Relations Director
Michelle Zimmerman
Associate Director, Regional Media Advocacy

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