Updates matching "Tobacco Control"

February 1, 2024

Kentucky Must Do Better to Reduce the Burden of Cancer

February 1, 2024

HAGATNA, GUAM – February 1, 2024 – Lawmakers held a public hearing on a bill aimed at reducing tobacco use in Guam, Thursday afternoon. Bill No. 229-37 is currently being considered by the Committee on Environment, Revenue and Taxation, Labor, Procurement, and Statistics, Research and Planning. If enacted, the bill would prohibit the sale of all flavored tobacco products, including menthol and e-cigarettes in Guam.

January 31, 2024
New Mexico

More than a dozen cancer survivors, patients, and caregivers convened at the Santa Fe Roundhouse for ‘New Mexico Cancer Action Day’ on Tuesday afternoon. During the event, hosted by The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), cancer advocates met with state lawmakers and urged them to support policies that impact the fight against cancer.

January 30, 2024

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – More than 50 cancer patients, survivors and their families and caregivers from throughout Tennessee will be out in force at the State Capitol on Tuesday, January 30 to ask legislators to support funding and policies to reduce the burden of cancer on Tennesseans. The visit is

January 24, 2024

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) condemns the state legislature for overriding Gov. Mike DeWine’s veto that protected local control of policies to protect kids from Big Tobacco.

January 24, 2024

Indiana Must Do Better to Reduce the Burden of Cancer

January 17, 2024
New York

ALBANY, NY – JANUARY 17, 2024 – With her budget address yesterday, the character of Governor Hochul’s 2024 legislative agenda comes into focus, leading advocates to react and highlight opportunities to reduce the cancer burden in New York in 2024. The following is a statement from the American Cancer Society

January 10, 2024

As the 2024 legislative session gets underway, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) urges legislators to prioritize improving access to cancer care and increasing funding for tobacco control programs to ease the burden of cancer in Michigan.

January 8, 2024

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – January 8, 2024 – With the 2024 legislative session set to begin Tuesday, here is a statement from Maddie Bushnell Michael, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Tennessee government relations director: “As Tennessee lawmakers dive into the 2024 legislative session, ACS CAN urges