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August 1, 2019
Mississippi

Mississippi ranks very last in the nation 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.

March 5, 2019
Mississippi

A statement by the ACS CAN’s Mississippi government relations director on the state legislature’s failure to protect those 17-years-old or younger from cancer-causing indoor tanning devices.

February 13, 2019
Mississippi

Kimberly Hughes, Mississippi government relations director at American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), issued a statement on the Senate’s passage of a bill that will protect anyone 17-year-olds and younger from cancer-causing indoor tanning devices.

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

November 16, 2017
Mississippi

More than 20 health organizations gathered at the State Capitol today to urge lawmakers to increase the cigarette tax by $1.50 per pack with a parallel increase on other tobacco products. The event was held on the 41 st anniversary of the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout.

September 22, 2017
Mississippi

Are you looking for a meaningful way to help in the fight against cancer? ACS CAN Mississippi has the perfect opportunity for you.

January 4, 2017
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States would likely face increased costs and cancer patients and survivors could face delayed preventive, diagnostic and curative care under alternative Medicaid financing models being considered by Congress. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) today sent a letter detailing the organization’s concerns to select governors...