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Action Alert: Tell Your Legislators it is Time to Raise the Tobacco Tax

It's time for Indiana lawmakers to raise the price of tobacco in order to save thousands of lives, prevent kids from ever picking up a cigarette and to save billions of healthcare dollars. 

 

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November 26, 2018
Indiana

Mary Kost Mary Kost has been involved with ACS CAN since 2010 and with ACS since 1998. She has been recognized five times for her exemplary volunteer work, both locally and regionally. Mary is a commercial lines insurance manager and also volunteers with the Angels of Hope Cancer Support

August 9, 2018
Indiana

Indiana falls short when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to reduce cancer incidence and death from tobacco use, according to the latest edition of “How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality.” The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network released the report today.

January 30, 2018
Indiana

Today, the Indiana House of Representatives sidelined a bill that would have increased the minimum age of tobacco sales from 18 to 21 years old. Bryan Hannon, chair of Tobacco Free Indiana, released the following statement in response:

October 16, 2017
Indiana

Columbus, Ind. - October 4, 2017 Local cancer volunteer takes cause to the capitol By Staff Reports - 10/4/17 12:42 AM Columbus resident Misty Derringer has helped the American Cancer Society for 12 years as a volunteer, but in September she took on a new role that involved traveling

State Contacts

Grace Miller
Indiana Grassroots Manager
Bryan Hannon
Indiana Government Relations Director
Tracy Lytwyn
Senior Specialist of Media Advocacy

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