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ACS CAN Virginia 2021 Health Policy Forum

ACS CAN will virtually host its annual Virginia Health Policy Forum on Wednesday Oct. 27th from 9 AM to 10:30 AM EST.

Latest Updates

November 19, 2020

To mark the Great American Smokeout, ACS CAN is calling for a tobacco tax increase in Virginia.

December 18, 2019

Today, ACS CAN expressed mixed disappointment and support for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s two-year budget proposal, which included line items for increasing the cigarette tax and reinsurance initiatives.

August 1, 2019

Virginia is falling short when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer according to the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality.

July 10, 2019

ACS CAN launched a collection of digital stories today from individuals, families and health care professionals as part of its Medicaid Covers US project. The stories feature people directly impacted by Medicaid across several states including Virginia, as they work to take care of themselves, their families and their communities.

Virginia Events

October 27, 2021EST

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY CANCER ACTION NETWORK PRESENTS HEALTH EQUITY: FROM A CANCER PERSPECTIVE OCTOBER 27, 2021 9:00 A.M. – 10:30 A.M. VIRTUAL PROGRAM Save this event to your outlook calendar. The American Cancer Society and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) have an...

State Contacts

Brian Donohue
Virginia Government Relations Director
Marc Kaplan
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager
Marc Mazza
VA Grassroots manager

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