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January 19, 2023
Vermont

In advance of Gov. Phil Scott’s budget address, cancer patients and survivors calling on the governor and elected officials to protect the health of all Vermont residents by increasing funding for the state’s tobacco control program.

November 14, 2022
Vermont

MONTPELIER – This Thursday, cancer patients and survivors are marking the American Cancer Society's 47 th annual Great American Smokeout tomorrow by calling on elected officials to protect the health of all Vermont residents by implementing strong tobacco control legislation. Advocates note that the need is particularly strong in Vermont,

May 24, 2019
Vermont

ACS CAN praises Governor Scott for signing e-cigarette tax bill into law.

May 17, 2019
Vermont

ACS CAN applauds Governor Phil Scott and the State Legislature for passing and signing into law two bills that will help save lives.

April 24, 2019
Vermont

MONTPELIER - The Vermont House of Representatives today voted in support of S.86, commonly referred to as Tobacco 21, which would increase the statewide age of sale for tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, from 18 to 21. Jennifer Costa, Vermont director of government relations for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action

March 12, 2019
Vermont

MONTPELIER, VT – Mar. 12, 2019 – Tim Kavanagh of South Burlington is a colorectal cancer survivor. He is now committed to ensuring that others have the resources they need to prevent, diagnose, and cure a colorectal cancer diagnosis, advocating with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN)

January 28, 2019
Vermont

MONTPELIER, VT – January 25, 2019 – Governor Phil Scott presented his state budget to the state legislature Thursday. In his budget address, Governor Scott proposed to tax e-cigarettes at the same rate as on other tobacco products, which is 92 percent of the wholesale price. The 2017 Youth

May 23, 2018
Vermont

MONTPELIER – May 23, 2018 – Vermont has made great headway in tackling the problem of tobacco, but it is far from solved. Tobacco is still the number one cause of preventable death nationwide. As the budget debate simmers in Montpelier this week, the Coalition for a Tobacco Free Vermont

March 19, 2018
Vermont

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) has named award winning broadcast journalist Jennifer Costa, of Burlington, as Vermont government relations director. In this post, Costa will oversee advocacy efforts promoting evidence-based policy and legislative solutions designed to eliminate cancer as a major health problem.