Updates matching "Tobacco Control"

March 21, 2024

Nation’s Leading Cancer Advocacy Organization Urges Support of LD2028 Minority Report to Protect Public Health

March 14, 2024

The Toll of Tobacco on Kentucky is Too Great to Ignore

March 14, 2024

PHOENIX, ARIZ. – MARCH 14, 2024 – Cancer survivors, patients, and caregivers from across Arizona convened at the State Capitol Thursday for ‘Cancer Action Day,’ an event hosted annually by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). Donning bright blue shirts, volunteers met with several state lawmakers and urged them to support policies that would aid in the fight against cancer.

March 13, 2024

Michigan Must Do Better to Reduce the Burden of Cancer

March 11, 2024
West Virginia

West Virginia Can and Must Do Better to Boost Funding to Combat Tobacco Use, Protect Public Health

March 8, 2024

The Florida legislature ended its 2024 session today by passing a budget that included landmark funding for cancer priorities in the Sunshine State, including meaningful increases for the Florida Cancer Innovation Fund, the Mary Brogan Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program and the Casey DeSantis Cancer Research Program.

March 4, 2024

ACS CAN is joined in this call by many state health advocacy organizations as well as the municipal governing bodies of Happy Valley, Lake Oswego, Milwaukie, Newport, Depoe Bay, Siletz and Waldport, as well as the Parkrose School Board and the Tualatin-Tigard School Board. All have formally called on the State Legislature to end the sale of all flavored tobacco products.

February 20, 2024

Cancer patients, survivors and their families and caregivers from throughout Alaska gathered Tuesday at the Capitol building to ask legislators to prioritize public health over the profit margin of the Tobacco Industry.

February 19, 2024

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) calls on Tennessee lawmakers to appropriate more money to the state’s tobacco control program, which provides invaluable resources to help people quit tobacco and prevent others, including vulnerable children, from starting habits that lead to dangerous addictions. The