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Latest Updates

March 28, 2019
South Dakota

Pierre, S.D. – March 28, 2019 – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is celebrating the legislature’s passage of and Gov. Kristi Noem signing legislation into law that will prohibit the use of e-cigarettes in public places where smoking is prohibited. David Benson, government relations director for

March 12, 2019
South Dakota

Pierre, S.D. – March 12, 2019 – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is celebrating the legislature’s approval of legislation that will prohibit the use of e-cigarettes in public places where smoking is prohibited. David Benson, government relations director for ACS CAN released the following statement: “On

February 19, 2019
South Dakota

Pierre, S.D. – Feb. 19, 2019 – Fewer South Dakota kids will start using e-cigarettes thanks to Rep. Carl Perry’s proposal to impose a tax on e-cigarettes, which cleared the House Health and Human Services Committee today. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) encourages the House

January 8, 2019
South Dakota

“This session, we will be focusing our energy on increasing support of cancer screening and access to other lifesaving healthcare programs, maintaining funding for tobacco prevention and cessation programs, and decreasing demand for tobacco products including e-cigarettes," said David W. Benson, ACS CAN government relations director.

State Contacts

Kendra Krueger
Grassroots Manager
David W. Benson
Government Relations Director
Michelle Zimmerman
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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Do you have a personal story about how cancer has impacted you or someone you love? Real stories are how ACS CAN ensures that no one becomes a statistic.