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January 26, 2019
Montana

My world nearly turned upside down when I was only 30 years old. It was supposed to be a routine doctor visit to remove a mole. A biopsy showed the mole was melanoma — the most serious form of skin cancer. In fact, it was stage 2B. Cancer is not

November 9, 2018
Montana

Initiative 185 Would Have Saved Lives, Saved Money and Funded Vital Services Including Medicaid to Improve the Lives of Montanans MISSOULA, Mont.—Nov. 7, 2018—Unfortunately, despite strong grassroots support, Montana’s Initiative 185 was voted down after Big Tobacco poured $18 million into our state in order to keep Montanans addicted. Initiative

September 10, 2018
Montana

Many stakeholders are involved in the health care debate, and often the concerns of patients, consumers and their family caregivers can be underrepresented. Health Votes Montana is a series of six nonpartisan state candidate legislative forums focused on addressing these key issues around cancer and aging, disease prevention and access to quality, affordable health coverage. Health Votes Montana is sponsored by ACS CAN, AARP Montana and the Montana Primary Care Association.

August 13, 2018
Montana

A tobacco industry-funded group wants to change the wording of a citizen's ballot initiative that would significantly raise Montana's tobacco taxes, a legal challenge that is part of the group's expensive effort to defeat the measure when it goes to voters in November. The Montana Standard reports.

May 10, 2018
Montana

A coalition of health-care and other groups already has spent or raised more than $500,000 toward qualifying a ballot measure that would extend Medicaid expansion in Montana and raise tobacco taxes to help pay for it. The money – at least one-third of which has come from Montana hospitals –

May 10, 2018
Montana

Many young people today hear the warnings about skin damage and skin cancer, but to them it seems so rare and foreign. It is not. Cases of melanoma are skyrocketing and largely due to the popular use of indoor tanning devices. Life-threatening melanoma is now the second-most common cancer among

April 23, 2018
Montana

ACS CAN Montana Government Relations Director Kristin Page-Nei Quoted A ballot initiative group hoping to increase taxes on tobacco products, to help pay for the state share of Medicaid

April 23, 2018
Montana

ACS CAN Montana Government Relations Director Kristin Page-Nei Quoted A Montana proposed ballot measure to increase tobacco taxes is ready for signature gathering. The voter initiative would also extend