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January 17, 2019
Ohio

Columbus, OH – January 17, 2019 – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) looks ahead to what public health initiatives our lawmakers can accomplish in the 2019 legislative session. Ohio has a long way to go when it comes

December 12, 2018
Ohio

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
Ohio

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

August 9, 2018
Ohio

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
Ohio

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

April 16, 2018
Ohio

COLUMBUS, OH – April 16, 2018 – State legislators will hear firsthand from cancer patients and survivors tomorrow during Cancer Awareness Day at the Capitol. The day-long gathering organized by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) draws cancer advocates from around the state to urge lawmakers

September 19, 2017
Ohio

Columbus, OH – Sept. 19, 2017 — Today, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) sent a letter to Governor Kasich calling on him to oppose a new proposal to repeal and replace the current health care law offered by Senators Graham and Cassidy. Instead, the letter calls

June 28, 2017
Ohio

Columbus, OH – June 28, 2017 – This statement can be attributed to Jeff Stephens, Director of Government Relations in Ohio for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). “ACS CAN commends the legislature for protecting funding for Ohio’s Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation Program at the Ohio

June 22, 2017
Ohio

Columbus, OH–June 22, 2017– This statement can be attributed to Jeff Stephens, director of government relations in Ohio for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). “Today, State Representative Sarah LaTourette introduced legislation to improve the quality of life of cancer patients and their families through palliative care.