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May 26, 2020
Alabama

The 2020 Alabama legislative session convened in February but was interrupted after a global pandemic swept through the state. Cancer doesn’t stop and neither does the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). Advocates worked with the Alabama Legislature to appropriate over $1 million for cancer initiatives and in

May 22, 2020
Montana

The coronavirus has caused a lot of uncertainty and turned the world upside down. However, one constant amid the chaos has been the ability to go outside. Being able to get outside has helped me stay healthy while practicing good social distancing. Whether I am hiking on newly discovered trails

May 20, 2020
Oklahoma

Untold insecurities weigh heavily on many Oklahomans, and on June 30, voters can ease some of that worry by voting ‘yes’ on State Question 802.

May 20, 2020
Montana

To the Editor: Montanans have really stepped up during this pandemic, and our charitable spirit will be vital to help communities recover. As our leaders address COVID-19’s devastating impact, I hope they keep nonprofits in mind that have been so critical to Montanans. As a nonprofit consultant, I know many

May 17, 2020
New York

On the day before New York State's flavored e-cigerette law takes affect, public health and social justice organizations ask for the sale of all menthol tobacco roducts to also be prohibited.

May 15, 2020
Ohio

COLUMBUS, OH – The unpredictable and dynamic nature of COVID-19 is no match for the steadfast commitment of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s (ACS CAN) volunteers. Because of the virus and the elevated risk for those with compromised immune systems became a roadblock for the annual Cancer Action

May 15, 2020
National

Today the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on the Heroes Act, a package of legislative proposals aimed at addressing numerous pandemic-related health, research and economic relief needs. Included in the bill are several provisions that would make it easier for Americans to maintain or gain health insurance coverage.

May 15, 2020
Oklahoma

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association, American Lung Association, the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, and the Preventing Tobacco Addiction Foundation released the following statement after the Legislature voted Friday to put sweeping changes to the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust on the November ballot.

May 13, 2020

he Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently issued a proposed rule detailing how the government would cover costs for Chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell cancer therapy for Medicare enrollees.