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September 10, 2019
Ohio

Wooster, Ohio – Pam Manges was awarded (ACT!) Lead of the Year by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) for her exceptional commitment to advocacy work and making cancer a national priority. This annual award is given to a lead congressional district volunteer who has demonstrated remarkable

May 9, 2019
Ohio

Columbus, OH – May 9, 2019– This statement can be attributed to Jeff Stephens, director of government relations in Ohio for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). “As an organization dedicated to saving lives, ACS CAN was pleased to see Gov. DeWine taking steps to address

April 10, 2019
Ohio

Columbus, OH– April 10, 2019 – Nearly 100 cancer patients, survivors and caregivers from across the state traveled to the state capitol in Columbus today to meet with Ohio’s lawmakers about the need to properly fund the state’s Tobacco Use Cessation and Prevention Program, raising the age of sale

March 15, 2019
Ohio

Columbus, OH. – March 15, 2019 – Today Gov. Mike DeWine released his proposed FY 2020-2021 budget for Ohio. Jeff Stephens, director of government relations in Ohio for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), made the following statement in reaction. “As an organization dedicated to saving lives,

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