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September 16, 2019
Nevada

Washington, D.C. – Nearly 700 cancer patients, survivors, volunteers and staff from all 50 states and nearly every congressional district are gathering in Washington, D.C. this week as part of the annual American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Leadership Summit and Lobby Day. Advocates are urging Congress to

September 16, 2019
California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) says today’s executive order by Governor Gavin Newsom does not go far enough in addressing the youth tobacco epidemic and is calling for a comprehensive sales restriction on all flavored tobacco products including candy and fruit flavored

September 15, 2019
New York

Governor Cuomo has released rules prohibiting the sale of flavored e-cigarettes in New York State. The rule exempts menthlol.

September 12, 2019
Illinois

Washington, D.C. – Illinois Senate President John J. Cullerton received the National Distinguished Advocacy Award this week, the most prestigious award presented by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), in recognition of his dedication to advancing strong tobacco control legislation aimed at reducing the burden of cancer

September 11, 2019
Illinois

Washington, D.C. – Senator Dick Durbin received the National Distinguished Advocacy Award this week, the most prestigious award presented by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), in recognition of his longtime dedication to improving public health through public policy. ACS CAN, the advocacy affiliate of the American

September 11, 2019
Alaska

Senator Lisa Murkowski received the National Distinguished Advocacy Award on Tuesday, September 10, the most prestigious award presented by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), in recognition of her significant contributions to the fight against cancer.

September 11, 2019
National

the Trump administration announced its intention to finalize compliance policy through the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA), that would prohibit most flavored e-cigarettes, including mint and menthol-flavored products, from being on the market.

September 11, 2019
Washington

Washington Representative Paul Harris received the National Distinguished Advocacy Award this week, the most prestigious award presented by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), in recognition of his dedication to championing tobacco control legislation to protect future generations from the dangers of tobacco use.

September 10, 2019
Maryland

On September 10th, Maryland Volunteer Team attended the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Lobby Day in Washington, DC. They were joined by more than 700 cancer patients, survivors and their caregivers from all 50 states and nearly every congressional district. While in DC, volunteers met with their