Maryland Cancer Action Center

Latest Updates

May 3, 2023

ANNAPOLIS, MD – MAY 3, 2023 – Today, Gov. Wes Moore will be signing HB 1217 / SB 805—among many other bills—into law. This legislation will increase insurance coverage for biomarker testing, making this form of precision medicine available to more Marylanders. The signing ceremony will take place today at

April 17, 2023

ANNAPOLIS, MD – APRIL 17, 2023 – Last week, HB 1217 / SB 805 landed on Governor Wes Moore’s desk following its near-unanimous passage in the Senate and House of Delegates and representing a victory for cancer patients across Maryland. The legislation aims to ensure biomarker testing is covered

March 27, 2023
Delaware, District Of Columbia, Maryland

ANNAPOLIS, MD – MARCH 27, 2023 – Lance Kilpatrick has joined the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) as the Government Relations Director in Maryland, Delaware and Washington, D.C. In this role, Kilpatrick will lead ACS CAN’s efforts to advance legislation and public policies to reduce cancer. “Cancer

February 12, 2021

ANNAPOLIS – Today, the Maryland Senate joined its colleagues in the House in voting to override Governor Hogan’s veto of a potentially lifesaving tobacco tax increase. Last March, lawmakers passed a bill (HB732), which included line items for increasing the state cigarette tax by $1.75 per pack and earmarking $18.25

State Contacts

Anja Aniere
Grassroots Manager
Lance Kilpatrick
Government Relations Director
Casey O'Neill
Sr. Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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