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Latest Updates

November 15, 2023

Elected officials across the state must do more to support residents of Louisiana who want to quit using tobacco products, say cancer patients, survivors, and advocates who are marking the American Cancer Society’s 48 th annual Great American Smokeout®. The Great American Smokeout is a day for people who use tobacco to create a plan to quit.

May 25, 2023

The Shreveport Council today passed an amendment to undermine the effective and popular smoke-free ordinance to once again allow smoking in casinos, being the first municipality in Louisiana, and in the U.S., to withdraw smoke-free workplace protections from their hardworking constituents. With this move, Louisiana is once again first in the worst of ways and rankings.

May 19, 2022

Senate Bill 92 would undermine employers’ ability to implement protective vaccine requirements. With more than 17,000 Louisianans having died of COVID-19, lawmakers should support workplace safety by encouraging vaccinations – not limiting them.

March 21, 2022

BATON ROUGE, LA - Alice Williams, who has had a long and successful career around the capitol and with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) this week, was promoted to Louisiana government relations director. “I am excited to continue doing my part in the fight against cancer

State Contacts

Alice Williams
Louisiana Government Relations Director
Ryan Poppe
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager
Anita bales
Senior Grassroots Manager

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