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January 29, 2021
Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – The unpredictable and dynamic nature of COVID-19 is no match for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network's (ACS CAN) volunteers' steadfast commitment. Because of the virus and the elevated risk for those with compromised immune systems, cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers from across the state traveled

January 13, 2021
Indiana

The Honorable Governor Eric Holcomb Indiana Statehouse, 2nd floor Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 Dear Governor Holcomb, As Indiana health care providers, we have witnessed the unprecedented burdens the COVID-19 pandemic has placed on the physical and emotional health of Hoosiers, and we are committed to working with your administration to safely

January 13, 2021
Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Health care providers from 22 organizations sent a letter to Gov. Eric Holcomb today urging him to prioritize a cigarette tax increase in the 2021 legislative session and increase investments in public health. The letter, signed by leaders of the 22 healthcare provider groups, said the

January 4, 2021
Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) looks ahead to what public health initiatives our lawmakers can accomplish in the 2021 legislative session. Indiana has a long way to go regarding tobacco control policy and access to care

November 19, 2020
Indiana

Indianapolis, IN – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is marking the American Cancer Society’s 45th annual Great American Smokeout happening today by calling on state lawmakers to protect the health of our youth, low-income Hoosiers, LGBTQ+ communities and communities of color by passing strong tobacco

September 15, 2020
Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, IN. – Nearly 700 cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones from all 50 states will dial into calls and log onto virtual meetings this week to ask members of Congress to make the fight against cancer a national priority. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the American Cancer Society

March 19, 2020
Indiana

With the 2020 Indiana General Assembly in the rearview mirror, we are excited to share some significant wins with you! Below are the legilsative priorities we fought for this past session and the result of all your actions! Tobacco Prevention Tobacco addiction remains Indiana’s leading public health threat, killing

August 1, 2019
Indiana

Indiana continues to fall short when it comes to passing legislation that prevents and reduces 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, Indiana failed to measure up to policy recommendations in nearly all areas of tobacco control.

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