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January 12, 2021
Tennessee

NASHVILLE, TN – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) asks that legislators support legislation that will ease the burden of cancer in Tennessee. Long after this pandemic passes, people deserve to live full, healthy lives. ACS CAN is advocating

January 12, 2021
Wisconsin

Madison, WI –As we embark on a new legislative session, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) prompts legislators, state agencies and the Governor to promote public policies that help Wisconsinites prevent, diagnose and treat cancer. “Cancer has not stopped during the pandemic, so ACS CAN volunteers continue

January 12, 2021
Minnesota

Eagan, MN – As we embark on a new legislative session, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) prompts legislators to promote public policies that help all Minnesotans prevent, diagnose, treat and survive cancer. This year in Minnesota, more than 33,000 people will hear the words “you have

January 11, 2021
Michigan

LANSING, MI – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) looks ahead to what public health initiatives our lawmakers can accomplish in the 2021 legislative session. Michigan has a long way to go regarding tobacco control policy and access to care

January 5, 2021
Ohio

COLUMBUS, OHIO – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) looks ahead to what public health initiatives our lawmakers can accomplish in the 2021 legislative session. Ohio has a long way to go regarding tobacco control policy and access to care

January 4, 2021
Kentucky

FRANKFORT, KY – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) asks legislators to restore tobacco control funding that will ease the burden of cancer in Kentucky. Long after this pandemic passes, people deserve to live full, healthy lives free from

December 17, 2020
National

A new survey released today from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finds overall tobacco use among middle and high school students has declined from 2019-2020. However, cigarette use did not decline.

November 19, 2020
Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Cancer patients and survivors mark the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) 45 th annual Great American Smokeout tomorrow, November 19, by calling on Alaska lawmakers to prioritize strong tobacco control legislation and policies that will save lives, save money and raise vital revenue. As our battle

November 19, 2020
Pennsylvania

To mark the Great American Smokeout, ACS CAN is asking Governor Wolf and the state legislature to include funding in the new budget for tobacco control programs.