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Latest Updates

April 28, 2022

Yesterday the legislature passed legislation that would allow local governments in Tennessee to pass and implement ordinances making age-restricted venues such as bars and live music venues smoke-free.

April 7, 2022

Statement from American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Regional Government Relations Director Emily Ogden NASHVILLE, TENN. – “Musicians and hospitality workers are some of the only Tennesseans who are not guaranteed a smoke-free workplace due to an exemption in the Nonsmokers’ Protection Act of 2008. Today

March 23, 2022

NASHVILLE, TENN. – Today marks 12 years since the historic passage of the Affordable Care Act. Yet, around 300,000 Tennesseans remain uninsured, denied coverage by state lawmakers who refuse to increase access to Medicaid. “Where you live shouldn’t determine if you live – unfortunately, in Tennessee, it does,” said Emily

January 11, 2022

NASHVILLE, TN – “As lawmakers dive into the 2022 legislative session, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) urges legislators to prioritize passing legislation that will ease the burden of cancer on Tennesseans. “ACS CAN is asking the legislature to prioritize access to care for cancer patients

State Contacts

Nicole Lallatin
Grassroots Manager
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.