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Mississippi State Capitol

2019 Capitol Day

Our ACS CAN annual Capitol Day is a time for those touched by cancer to come together, share our stories and talk with elected officials about making the fight against cancer a priority in our state.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Mississippi State Capitol

400 High Street

Latest Updates

September 19, 2018
Mississippi

A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality

August 9, 2018
Mississippi

Mississippi falling short when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer.

March 13, 2018
Mississippi

Kimberly Hughes, Mississippi government relations director at the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), comments on the legislature’s failure to take up legislation on a tobacco tax increase that would have saved lives and money in Mississippi.

January 30, 2018
Mississippi

The following is a statement from Kimberly Hughes, Mississippi government relations director at American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), on the state legislature’s failure to protect teens from the dangers of tanning beds : “This is the third year in a row that we and many

State Contacts

Anita Bales
Grassroots Manager
Kimberly Hughes
Government Relations Director
Denise Billings
Sr. Specialist, Media Advocacy, Mid-South

Share Your Story

Do you have a personal story about how cancer has impacted you or someone you love? Real stories are how ACS CAN ensures that no one becomes a statistic.