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June 28, 2019
Pennsylvania

Governor Wolf has enacted a budget that incudes funding for the lifesaving tobacco control pograms. ACS CAN thanks Governor Wolf and the legislatureM

June 11, 2019
Pennsylvania

Tobacco Control Programs provide proven support to help people quit smoking and work with others to never start.. We ask Pennsylvania's Legislature to continue to support these programs

February 5, 2019
Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, PA – Feb. 5, 2019 – Governor Tom Wolf delivered his budget address to the Pennsylvania state legislature today. The budget maintains funding for the state tobacco control programs, which help smokers quit and help young people to not start. American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN)

January 15, 2019
Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, PA – Jan. 15, 2019 – As our state lawmakers return to work for the 2019 legislative session, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is asking for action to help fight cancer in Pennsylvania. “Maintaining funding for Pennsylvania’s tobacco prevention and cessation programs is one

January 3, 2019
Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, PA – Jan. 3, 2019 - Harrisburg resident Emma Watson has been named the Pennsylvania Government Relations Director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). In this post, Watson will oversee advocacy efforts promoting evidence-based policy and legislative solutions designed to eliminate cancer as a

December 5, 2018
Pennsylvania

The Philadelphia City Council is holding a hearing on December 5, 2018 on a bill (180522) that would roll back existing regulations and allow new retailers to obtain tobacco sales permits in neighborhoods with very high densities of existing retailers or near schools.

October 16, 2018
Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, PA – October 16, 2018 – The Pennsylvania Senate is scheduled to vote on HB 1800 this week. If passed and enacted, this bill would require medication synchronization, which allows patients to receive their medications on the same day each month, instead of forcing them to make numerous

July 12, 2018
Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, PA – July 3, 2018 – The FY 2019 Pennsylvania State budget, just passed by the legislature and signed by Governor Wolf, contains an amendment that prohibits Philadelphia from enacting additional regulations on tobacco sales. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, American

April 17, 2018
Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, PA – April 17, 2018 – Nearly 120 cancer patients, survivors and caregivers from across the state traveled to the State Capitol in Harrisburg today to meet with Pennsylvania’s lawmakers about the need for strengthening the Clean Indoor Air Act - which is 10 years old this year