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November 18, 2019
Florida

TALLAHASSEE, FL – From the panhandle to the Florida Keys, cancer patients, survivors and advocates from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) met with their legislators this week in support of increasing funding for biomedical and early detection programs as well as raising the minimum age

November 18, 2019
Guam

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is celebrating legislation that will prohibit the use of electronic cigarettes in indoor places. The bill was introduced in May by Senator Amanda Shelton, co-sponsored by all 15 of Guam’s senators, and signed into law by Governor Lou Leon Guerrero on

November 18, 2019
South Dakota

Sioux Falls, SD – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) annual South Dakota Policy Luncheon on Wednesday, November 20 will highlight the latest research developments in South Dakota and the importance of engaging elected officials to support cancer research funding. The event brings together leaders in business,

November 14, 2019
Alabama

The struggle to find access to adequate health care was the subject of a new documentary, “On the Edge: Health Care in Alabama” , by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) that premiered to a packed house in Birmingham’s Sidewalk Cinema last night.

November 13, 2019
National

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) together with the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Heart Association, American Lung Association, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and Truth Initiative launched an advertising campaign this week urging President Trump to protect kids’ lives over tobacco industry profits

November 13, 2019
Massachusetts

BOSTON – Today, the Massachusetts House of Representatives voted in support of legislation that would prohibit the sale of all flavored tobacco products in the Commonwealth, including mint and menthol flavors, e-cigarettes, chewing tobacco and cigars. It would also tax e-cigarettes at 75% of wholesale and improve access to cessation

November 13, 2019

Insurers, doctors and patient groups filed a lawsuit against the administration to invalidate a new rule issued by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that could disrupt the health insurance market by extending for up to three years "short-term" policies that lack Affordable Care Act-guaranteed benefits. The rule

November 12, 2019
Massachusetts

BOSTON - Today the House Ways and Means Committee has released legislation that would prohibit the sale of all flavored tobacco products in the Commonwealth, including mint and menthol flavors, e-cigarettes, chewing tobacco and cigars. It would also tax e-cigarettes at 75% of wholesale and improve access to cessation services.

November 12, 2019
New York

The Albany County Legislature has defeated legislation that wold protect health and save lives.