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August 15, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The large, graphic cigarette health warnings proposed today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are a critical and long-overdue step forward in the nation’s battle against tobacco use – the number one cause of preventable death. The new graphic warnings are a dramatic improvement over the

August 8, 2019

We’re making progress! ACS CAN volunteers have been working hard to garner support for legislation that will improve the quality of life of cancer patients and survivors through an enhanced level of cancer care. In the House, thanks to the hard work of ACS CAN volunteers, the quality of life

July 25, 2019

Today the Senate Finance Committee is marking up the Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act (PDPRA) of 2019, which includes a provision to cap Medicare beneficiaries’ out-of-pocket prescription drug costs in Medicare Part D, among several other proposed changes intended to bring down patient costs.

July 24, 2019

Washington, D.C. – Today the House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy is holding the first of two days of hearings examining JUUL’s role in the ongoing youth tobacco epidemic. The committee is examining JUUL’s role in the epidemic, its appeal to youth, its marketing practices and

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