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Volunteer for 2017 Lights of Hope

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will be honoring those who have been touched by cancer and remembering those lost, during the Lights of Hope ceremony on September 12th in Washington, D.C.

Latest Updates

July 19, 2017

On July 18, the Prince George’s County Council unanimously approved legislation that will expand healthy drinks and snacks offered in county vending machines (CB-26). The bill received all nine votes from the full council. The bill ensures that at least 50 percent of items in machines will meet American Heart

July 18, 2017

The Maryland Save Your Skin Coalition applauds Prince George’s County Council for passage earlier today of a local ordinance prohibiting minors from using indoor tanning devices in the county. The Save Your Skin Coalition includes the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the Maryland Dermatologic Society (MDS) and

June 19, 2017

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, Md. – June 19, 2017 – Prince George’s County Council is considering a bill that will allow smoking in certain clubs in the county. Following is a statement from Bonita Pennino, Maryland’s government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN): “ACS

May 10, 2017

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Maryland Government Relations Update April 26, 2017 April 10 was the last day of the 2017 Session of the Maryland General Assembly. ACS CAN had a mixed year in Annapolis this session. Although our three priority bills did not pass we are poised to

State Contacts

Sherry McCammon
Grassroots Manager
Bonita Pennino
Government Relations Director
Ray Carson
Associate Director, Media Advocacy
Southern Region

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