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February 20, 2020
Michigan

Lansing, MI – Recently, a group of Senators introduced a package of bills dealing with e-cigarettes and other tobacco products. Andrew Schepers, director of government relations in Michigan for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), made the following statement in reaction. “ACS CAN acknowledges that Michigan lawmakers

January 9, 2020
Michigan

Lansing, MI – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is pursuing legislation that will ease the burden of cancer in Michigan. The latest edition of the ACS CAN’s How Do You Measure Up? report shows that Michigan can do better

August 1, 2019
Michigan

Lansing, MI – Michigan is falling short when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce 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. “This

June 4, 2019
Michigan

The following statement can be attributed to Andrew Schepers, director of government relations in Michigan for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. “After weeks of calling on Gov. Whitmer to veto Senate Bills 106 and 155, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is disappointed that the

May 16, 2019
Michigan

Lansing, MI – May 16, 2019 – The following statement can be attributed to Andrew Schepers, director of government relations in Michigan for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. “ACS CAN is dismayed that the legislature passed legislation yesterday to add e-cigarettes to the Youth Protection Act that

April 24, 2019
Michigan

LANSING, Mich.– April 24, 2019 – Nearly 130 cancer patients, survivors and caregivers from across the state traveled to the Capitol in Lansing today to meet with Michigan’s lawmakers. They asked lawmakers to regulate e-cigarettes like other tobacco products, to increase the age of sale for tobacco products to

March 20, 2019
Michigan

Lansing, MI – March 20, 2019 – Today, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association and the American Lung Association mark Kick Butts Day by calling on Michigan’s lawmakers to reduce the toll of tobacco on Michiganders. As organizations dedicated to saving lives, we collectively continue to

January 14, 2019
Michigan

Lansing, MI – January 14, 2019 – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is asking that legislators support legislation that will ease the burden of cancer in Michigan. The latest edition of the ACS CAN’s How Do You Measure

November 14, 2018
Michigan

Today, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network urged lawmakers to do better when it comes to tobacco prevention and cessation funding.