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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.

October 2, 2018
South Dakota

Sioux Falls, S.D. (Oct. 1, 2018) — The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association, South Dakota State Medical Association, American Lung Association, and Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids today publicly announce their support of IM25, an initiated measure on the November ballot that would raise tobacco taxes by

August 9, 2018
South Dakota

“Our state doesn’t hold up very well in this report,” said David W. Benson, ACS CAN government relations director for South Dakota.

March 20, 2018
South Dakota

The 2018 South Dakota Legislative Session ended on March 9 with 570 bills introduced. This was a significant increase from the 388 introduced in 2017 and 418 in 2016. The ACS CAN South Dakota team worked on many issues that will assist in the fight against cancer. Some key highlights

State Contacts

Carmyn Egge
Grassroots Manager of South Dakota
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.