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November 19, 2021

The U.S. House of Representatives will consider landmark legislation that would expand access to affordable health care coverage to millions of Americans through a combination of making low-cost marketplace health plans available to low-income people in states that have yet to expand Medicaid, permanently increasing federal funding for Medicaid in the U.S. Territories, and extending increased subsidies for individuals to buy marketplace coverage nationwide.

November 18, 2021
Ohio

COLUMBUS, OHIO – “Today, the Ohio House passed HB 218, which allows vague and subjective exemptions to vaccine requirements based on reasons of conscience. As an employer and advocate for cancer patients, the American Cancer Society (ACS) needs to be able to make decisions in the best interest of its

November 17, 2021
West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W. VA . – Cancer patients and survivors are marking the American Cancer Society’s 46th annual Great American Smokeout tomorrow by calling on elected officials to protect the health of all West Virginia residents by implementing strong tobacco control legislation. Nearly 70% of people who currently smoke cigarettes want

November 17, 2021
National

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. District Court in the Southern District of California will hear oral arguments Thursday in a lawsuit brought by the African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council (AATCLC), Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) and the American Medical Association (AMA), claiming that the Food and Drug Administration’s

November 17, 2021
Colorado

Denver, Colo . – November 17, 2021 – Today, the Denver City Council Safety, Housing, Education, and Homelessness Committee voted unanimously, 7-0, to end to the sale of many flavored tobacco products including e-cigarettes and menthol flavored products. However, the City Council Committee exempted hookah, pipe tobacco and premium cigars.

November 17, 2021
New Jersey

ACS CAN has released a poll showing by a 2-1 margin NJ voters support permanently prohibiting smoking indoors at New Jersey casinos

November 17, 2021
Michigan

LANSING, MI – Cancer patients and survivors are marking the American Cancer Society's 46th annual Great American Smokeout tomorrow by calling on elected officials to protect the health of all Michigan residents by implementing strong tobacco control legislation. "Nearly 70% of people who currently smoke cigarettes want to quit, and

November 17, 2021
Kentucky

FRANKFORT, KY – Cancer patients and survivors are marking the American Cancer Society's 46th annual Great American Smokeout tomorrow by calling on elected officials to protect the health of all Kentucky residents by implementing strong tobacco control legislation. "The Great American Smokeout is about helping people quit, and we

November 17, 2021
Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, LA – Cancer patients and survivors are marking the American Cancer Society's 46th annual Great American Smokeout tomorrow by calling on elected officials to protect the health of all Louisiana residents by implementing strong tobacco control legislation. "The Great American Smokeout is about helping people quit, and we