Updates matching "Maryland"

October 23, 2019

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the American Heart Association (AHA), the American Lung Association (ALA), and the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids all stand united in saying that we recognize Comptroller Franchot for his concerns about the e-cigarette epidemic; however, now is the time for proven policy solutions.

October 21, 2019

Maryland’s American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) annual policy forum will bring together state leaders in government, medicine and advocacy to discuss the toll of tobacco use including electronic smoking devices in Maryland.

October 17, 2019

Statement of mourning for longtime health advocate Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) who died at the age of 68.

October 9, 2019

Even if you have only a few minutes a day to spare, ACS CAN will empower you to become an effective advocate for cancer issues. We provide the training, tools, and opportunities you need to ensure your voice is heard by your lawmakers. It Starts by Being an Online Action

September 10, 2019

On September 10th, Maryland Volunteer Team attended the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Lobby Day in Washington, DC. They were joined by more than 700 cancer patients, survivors and their caregivers from all 50 states and nearly every congressional district. While in DC, volunteers met with their

August 1, 2019
District Of Columbia, Maryland

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will be honoring those who have been touched by cancer and remembering those lost during the Lights of HOPE ceremony on September 10th in Washington, D.C. Lights of Hope bags bearing the names of those touched by cancer will line

July 20, 2019

ACS CAN attended Congressman Anthony Brown ‘s Health Fair. and provided information to the community about the need to increase cancer research funding. We appreciate Congressman Brown's support of cancer-related issues and other health issues in his District.

May 12, 2019

ANNAPOLIS - Today, Gov. Larry Hogan will enact two measures that will protect Maryland’s youth from increased risk of cancer. He will sign both legislation which will increase the statewide age of sale for tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, from 18 to 21, as well as legislation which will prohibit the

May 4, 2019

A huge thank you to Jacqueline Beale for attending the SLA Summit the first weekend in May. This Summit allows SLA's from across the country to learn the latest information about our legislative campaigns, state initiatives, and fundraising. Additionally, it provides the opportunity to network and learn from