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Ohio Legislature Passed Palliative Care Bill

Today the Palliative Care bill to improve patient and survivor quality of life PASSED the Ohio General Assembly unanimously!! Please thank your lawmakers at the statehouse for improving quality of life for patients, survivors, and their families.

Latest Updates

December 12, 2018

ACS CAN commends the Ohio legislature for passing legislation that will improve the quality of life for cancer patients and their families through palliative care.

December 12, 2018

The Cincinnati city council voted five to three to raise the minimum age of tobacco sales to 21 years old.

August 9, 2018

Columbus, OH – August 9, 2019 – Ohio is falling short 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

May 31, 2018

COLUMBUS, Ohio – May 31, 2018 – Today is World No Tobacco Day and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is taking the opportunity to remind Ohio lawmakers it has been 25-years since the tax on other tobacco products (OTP) including flavored cigars, smokeless tobacco, large

Ohio Events

April 10, 2019
Columbus, OH

Join fellow cancer survivors, caregivers, and advocates from around Ohio to tell your lawmakers to make cancer a top priority! The Ohio Cancer Action Day (formerly known as Day at the Capitol) is your opportunity to communicate personally with your State Senator and State Representative. By attending Ohio Cancer Action...

State Contacts

Lauren Coatoam
Ohio Grassroots Manager
Andrea Britcher
Ohio Grassroots Manager
Michelle Zimmerman
Sr. Specialist/Media Advocacy

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