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October 18, 2017
Louisiana

Lance Barbour has been named government relations director for Louisiana by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). The announcement was made by James Gray, ACS CAN’s Managing Director for the organization’s South Central Region. In this role, Barbour will lead ACS CAN’s direct lobbying and government relations

August 9, 2017
Louisiana

Baton Rouge, La. – East Baton Rouge Parish joined a growing list of the world’s great cities today when the Metropolitan Council voted 7-5 for a comprehensive smoke-free ordinance guaranteeing workers throughout East Baton Rouge Parish the right to breathe clean air. The Smoke-free EBR coalition applauds and thanks the

August 4, 2017
Louisiana

An air quality study in Baton Rouge bars and casinos shows employees in those establishments are regularly exposed to unhealthy levels of air pollution and the only proven means to eliminate this exposure is to enact a comprehensive smoke-free air policy.

July 27, 2017
Louisiana

ACS CAN's State Lead Ambassador, Amber Stevens, and AARP volunteer, Bobby Savoie, explain why affordable health insurance is still needed for our Louisiana residents.

State Contacts

Lance Barbour
Louisiana Government Relations Director
Denise Billings
Sr. Specialist/Media Advocacy

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