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Updates matching "Prevention and Cessation"

November 28, 2018
Illinois

Today, the Illinois House of Representatives failed to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of legislation to raise the minimum age of tobacco sales to 21 years old. In response, Shana Crews, Illinois government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, issued the following statement:

November 19, 2018
West Virginia

Today, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network urged lawmakers to do better when it comes to tobacco prevention and cessation funding.

November 15, 2018
North Carolina

Cancer patients and survivors marked the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) 43 rd annual Great American Smokeout today by calling on lawmakers to protect the health of North Carolina residents by passing strong tobacco control legislation.

November 15, 2018
South Carolina

Cancer patients and survivors marked the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) 43 rd annual Great American Smokeout today by calling on state lawmakers to protect the health of South Carolina residents by passing strong tobacco control legislation.

November 14, 2018
Michigan

Today, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network urged lawmakers to do better when it comes to tobacco prevention and cessation funding.

November 14, 2018
Illinois

Today, the Illinois State Senate overrode Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of legislation to raise the minimum age of tobacco sales to 21 years old. In response, Shana Crews, Illinois government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, issued the following statement:

October 31, 2018
Minnesota

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network volunteers fanned out in Woodbury on Monday, October 29, to share their nonpartisan voter guide with residents. The voter guide publishes the responses of both major party candidates for governor on important policy issues related to cancer treatment and prevention. Four volunteers handed out

October 31, 2018
Minnesota

It’s so difficult to know where political candidates stand on the important issues. An organization I volunteer for, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, is trying to fix that, at least when it comes to understanding how our candidates would approach the issues that decide how Minnesota will experience

October 31, 2018
Colorado

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will host its annual policy summit on Thursday, November 1. This year's event addresses Colorado's youth e-cigarette epidemic and what the state must do to protect youth from Big Tobacco.