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Latest Updates

August 9, 2018
Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo.—Wyoming falls short when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce cancer, according to a new report released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). The annual "How Do You Measure Up? A Progress Report on State Legislative

February 16, 2018
Wyoming

The Wyoming Legislature's House of Representatives decided not to introduce House Bill 43 by today's bill cutoff deadline, effectively killing any chance of a $1 tobacco tax increase passing this legislative session.

February 13, 2018
Wyoming

Cancer advocates and volunteers from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and the American Heart Association gathered in Cheyenne on Tuesday, February 13 for a Day at the Capitol to urge their state lawmakers to pass a $1 tobacco tax increase that will save lives, reduce health care costs, and raise new revenue.

February 12, 2018
Wyoming

Wyoming cancer patients and survivors gather in Cheyenne on Tuesday, Feb. 13 for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network's annual "Cancer Day at the Capitol" to urge their lawmakers to pass a $1 tobacco tax increase in Wyoming that will save lives, reduce health care costs, and raise revenue.

Wyoming Events

January 11, 2019
Cheyenne, WY

Together in 2019, we will proudly pass the buck in Wyoming. That's right--we are asking our legislators to increase the tobacco tax by at least $1.00! We will do it because tobacco use causes cancer and ACS CAN is committed to keeping kids from starting to smoke and helping adults...

State Contacts

Dawn Scott
Wyoming Grassroots Manager
Cody
Jason Mincer
Wyoming Government Relations Director
Cheyenne
Noe Baker
Senior Specialist, Media Advocacy
Portland

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