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September 11, 2020
Wisconsin

Madison, WI – Approximately 500 lit bags decorated with the names of those who’ve fought cancer were displayed today at the Wisconsin State Capitol to send a powerful message of hope. As a result of the pandemic, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) volunteers did not gather

July 2, 2020
Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (July 5, 2020) – Celebrating ten years since Wisconsin’s Clean Indoor Air law went into effect on July 5 th , 2010, public health advocates say the Legislature needs to include e-cigarettes in the law, statewide. E-cigarettes produce an aerosol that can contain potentially harmful substances including: nicotine;

September 25, 2019
Wisconsin

Milwaukee, WI – September 25, 2019 – Milwaukee attorney Philip R. O’Brien has been named to the national Board of Directors for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society (ACS). As a member of the Board, O’Brien will provide

August 1, 2019
Wisconsin

Wisconsin continues to fall short when it comes to passing legislation that prevents and reduces 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, Wisconsin still lags behind on tobacco control policies.

State Contacts

Greta Johnson
Grassroots Manager
Sara Sahli
Wisconsin Government Relations Director
Priscilla Cabral-Perez
Sr. Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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