All Updates

August 22, 2019

LINCOLN, NE – In partnership with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), Gateway Mall is helping to honor and remember those touched by cancer for one of the biggest tribute events in the United States. During the mall’s Open Mic night event on August 29 from 6-9

August 20, 2019

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA — Anchorage’s new age of sale for all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, rises to 21 on the first day of school, Tuesday, August 20. To celebrate, community advocates, public health leaders, and Anchorage Assembly members will host a press conference to discuss this new Tobacco 21 ordinance and

August 19, 2019
Kansas, Missouri

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network will host We CAN Make an Impact on Wednesday, Aug. 21. The community forum will feature leaders in business, research and patient advocacy discussing the unique challenges of accessing cancer clinical trials in Kansas and Missouri.

August 19, 2019
North Carolina

Christine Weason, North Carolina government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, strongly urges Gov. Ray Cooper’s veto of SB 86 because expanding access to association health plans will leave hundreds of thousands of North Carolinians with inadequate health care plans.

August 16, 2019

BOISE, Idaho – August 16, 2019 – Cancer patients, their families and state policymakers are coming together at the State Capitol in Boise on Saturday, August 17, 2019, to decorate Lights of Hope bags that will stay lit overnight, spelling the word HOPE on the steps of the State Capitol

August 15, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The large, graphic cigarette health warnings proposed today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are a critical and long-overdue step forward in the nation’s battle against tobacco use – the number one cause of preventable death. The new graphic warnings are a dramatic improvement over the

August 14, 2019

ACS CAN volunteers attended the Iowa State Fair as part of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s (ACS CAN) Cancer Votes program. Volunteers came from across the state to ask the 2020 Presidential candidates, how would they use their power to reduce the burden of cancer,

August 13, 2019

CHEYENNE, Wyo.—The Cheyenne City Council heard public testimony on Monday night as they considered adding electronic cigarettes to the local smoke-free law. Cancer advocates with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) testified in support of the ordinance, sponsored by Councilman Jeff White. The ordinance passed its first

August 9, 2019
New Jersey

This new law will help provide coordinated care for the patient and family.