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October 23, 2019
Utah

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah—Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in the nation. This year roughly 1,300 Utah adults will die from smoking and 800 kids under age 18 will become new daily smokers. Additionally, $542 million in annual health care costs in Utah can be attributed to

August 1, 2019
Utah

Salt Lake City – Utah falls short when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to fight cancer, according to a new report released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). According to the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up?: A

February 21, 2019
Utah

SALT LAKE CITY—Feb. 21, 2019—Cancer patients, survivors, and high school and college students from across Utah traveled to the state Capitol on Thursday, February 21 for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s annual Cancer Action Day at the Capitol. The group will urge lawmakers to protect Utah kids from

February 4, 2019
Utah

SALT LAKE CITY—Today, the Utah Senate passed Senate Bill 96 that reverses the will of Utah voters and will undermine effective cancer prevention and treatment in the state. Utah voters passed Proposition 3 last November to increase access to Medicaid for 150,000 low-income residents earning less than $16,700 a year

Utah Events

October 24, 2019
Salt Lake City, UT

Tobacco use remains the number one cause of preventable death in Utah. $542 million in annual health care costs in Utah can be attributed to smoking. Join us to hear about the impact that tobacco use has on our state, the latest data showing tobacco use among Utah’s youth, and learn ways in which evidence-based public policy solutions can impact tobacco use in Utah.

State Contacts

Jen Tischler
Utah Grassroots Manager
Brook Carlisle
Utah Government Relations Director
Stephanie Winn-McCorkle
Associate Director, Media Advocacy
Western Region

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