Montana Cancer Action Center


Latest Updates

April 18, 2024

To mark Medicaid Awareness Month, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is shining a bright light on what Medicaid expansion means for Montana families in the fight against cancer. Residents should check their status following the completion of the unwinding, as 1 in 10 were removed from coverage, many for procedural reasons and who might still be eligible.

March 19, 2021

HELENA, Mont.—Leading public health organizations applaud the legislators’ decision to uphold Montana’s popular, longstanding Clean Indoor Air Act and smoke-free protections by tabling House Bill 285 today. Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 6-5 to table the bill. HB 285 would have allowed cigar smoking in nearly any bar

February 10, 2021

HELENA, MT—Cancer patients, survivors and volunteers met virtually with state lawmakers this week during the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s Cancer Action Week to urge them to make fighting cancer a priority. "February is Cancer Prevention Month so it’s the perfect opportunity to talk about how to reduce death

November 23, 2020

The Missoula City Council passed an ordinance to restrict the sale of flavored e-cigarettes only. The Montana chapters of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), American Heart Association (AHA) and American Lung Association opposed the policy because it does not include menthol cigarettes and all other flavored tobacco products, leaving opportunities for Big Tobacco to continue marketing flavored products to youth.

State Contacts

Denver Henderson
Montana/Wyoming Grassroots Manager
Kristin Page-Nei
Montana/Wyoming Government Relations Director
Shawn O'Neal
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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