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October 16, 2018
Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, PA – October 16, 2018 – The Pennsylvania Senate is scheduled to vote on HB 1800 this week. If passed and enacted, this bill would require medication synchronization, which allows patients to receive their medications on the same day each month, instead of forcing them to make numerous

October 16, 2018
Colorado

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society, urges voters to check ‘yes’ on Avon’s Ballot Issue 2B. It would raise taxes on cigarettes by $3 per pack and increase the price of other tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, by 40 percent.

October 15, 2018
Connecticut

ACS CAN volunteers and Hartford students Evelyn and Trever spoke at the Hartford City Council meeting Monday in support of increasing the tobacco sale age to 21. View Coverage from NBC Connecticut

October 15, 2018
Connecticut

ACS CAN Connecticut Director of Government Relations Bryte Johnson Quoted “For decades, the tobacco industry has thrived on the business of addiction by marketing to children and lying to adults about the harms of its deadly products,” said Bryte Johnson, director of government relations for the American Cancer Society’s

October 12, 2018
Connecticut

ACS CAN Connecticut Director of Government Relations Bryte Johnson Quoted It confirms what smoking prevention advocates already knew that “the use of e-cigarettes among our youth has reached epidemic proportions,” Bryte Johnson, director of governmental relations for American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), said. “We must ensure

October 11, 2018
North Dakota

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) released a voter guide that details where the two major candidates for North Dakota’s United States Senate seat stand on three important federal policy issues that affect cancer prevention and treatment.

October 11, 2018
New Hampshire

At the end of September, nearly 700 cancer patients, survivors, volunteers and staff from all 50 states and nearly every congressional district gathered in Washington, D.C., as part of the annual American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Leadership Summit and Lobby Day. Advocates urged Congress to take steps

October 11, 2018
Maryland

Want to use your voice to fight back against cancer? ACS CAN is coming to an area near you! We want to share some great information with you on more ways you can get involved in activities being held throughout the year. Please attend one of our ACS CAN “Meet

October 11, 2018
Connecticut

The following letter was published in the Middletown Press on October 11, 2018. Recently, I had the honor of representing Connecticut on Capitol Hill by traveling to Washington, D.C., with nearly 700 of my fellow American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network volunteers from across the country to