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Latest Updates

January 12, 2022
West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W. Va . – As lawmakers dive into the 2022 legislative session, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) urges legislators to prioritize increasing tobacco control funding and raising the state’s tobacco taxes which will ease the burden of cancer in West Virginia.

November 17, 2021
West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W. VA . – Cancer patients and survivors are marking the American Cancer Society’s 46th annual Great American Smokeout tomorrow by calling on elected officials to protect the health of all West Virginia residents by implementing strong tobacco control legislation. Nearly 70% of people who currently smoke cigarettes want

April 15, 2021
West Virginia

Throughout the West Virginia legislative session, our cancer advocates made their voices heard on our ACS CAN priorities. 42 letters to the editor and news articles were published in newspapers across West Virginia 132 emails were sent to lawmakers 640 phone calls were made to lawmaker offices Their efforts assisted

March 4, 2021
West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – This statement can be attributed to six of the leading health advocacy organizations in West Virginia: American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association, American Lung Association, American Nonsmokers’ Rights Foundation, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and West Virginia Think Kids. “Today, the state legislature passed

State Contacts

Kristy Young
Government Relations Director
Michelle Zimmerman
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager
Katie Rose Garden
Grassroots Manager, Kentucky and West Virginia

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