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47,000 West Virginia kids alive today will die from smoking if nothing is done.

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Latest Updates

August 1, 2019
West Virginia

Charleston, W. VA. – West 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

February 19, 2019
West Virginia

Charleston, W. Va., – Feb. 19, 2019 – Last month, the newly formed State Advisory Coalition on Palliative Care had its first meeting. This coalition was formed through legislation and signed into law by the Governor in 2018. The coalition brings together experts to address barriers to this care and

February 6, 2019
West Virginia

On January 30th, ACS CAN West Virginia held their annual Cancer Lobby Day. Despite the cold snowy morning, many volunteers met at the Capitol to talk to their laegislators about increasing tobacco education, and raising the purchasing age for tobacco products to 21. The Senate recognized those in attendance with

November 19, 2018
West Virginia

Today, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network urged lawmakers to do better when it comes to tobacco prevention and cessation funding.

State Contacts

Juliana Frederick Curry
West Virginia Government Relations Director
Charleston, WV
Ryann Moore
West Virginia Grassroots Manager
Michelle Zimmerman
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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