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Join Us for the 2020 Indiana Cancer Advocacy Day!

Another year, another chance to fight back against cancer by speaking directly with your lawmakers.

Join volunteers from across Indiana to fight back through advocacy at our 2020 Indiana Cancer Advocacy Day on January 29th.

Latest Updates

August 1, 2019

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

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 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

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:

State Contacts

Grace Miller
Indiana Grassroots Manager
Bryan Hannon
Indiana Government Relations Director
Michelle Zimmerman
Senior Specialist of Media Advocacy

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