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Vermont Senate Misses an Opportunity to Save Lives!

Last week, the Vermont Senate had the opportunity to protect kids from the dangers of tobacco.

Latest Updates

April 17, 2017

MONTPELIER - Cancer advocates, survivors and caregivers from across the state traveled to the State House last week to meet with Vermont lawmakers about the need to support legislation that could help prevent cancer. The advocates were joined by local cancer researchers and other high profile Vermonters, including Ervin Bryson,

March 17, 2017

MONTPELIER---Leaders from the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, the American Lung Association, the American Heart Association, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, the March of Dimes and the American Academy of Pediatrics, today congratulated Senate Health and Welfare committee members for their unanimously voting “yes” on legislation aimed at saving

February 28, 2017

MONTPELIER —February 28, 2017— Tomorrow, Governor Phil Scott will proclaim March 2017 as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month by issuing a statewide proclamation. Gov. Scott’s support is part of a nationwide movement led by the patient advocacy organizations working towards the goal of all 50 states acknowledging March as Colorectal Cancer

January 4, 2017

Today marks the first day of the 2017 Legislative Session and there are a lot of changes afoot! Rep. Mitzi Johnson, D-Grand Isle, was sworn in as the 3rd female Speaker of the House in Vermont's history! And in the Senate, Sen. Tim Ashe, D-Chittenden, will take the helm as

Vermont Events

July 31, 2017
Burlington, VT

Calling all ACS CAN VT Advocacy Volunteers, and anyone interested in using your voice to make cancer a legislative priority. We are going to have a summer gathering at the Hope Lodge at UVM in Burlington. We will start the evening with a brief meeting where we will go over...

August 22, 2017
Montpelier, VT

Do you care about access to health care for all Vermonters? Well so does ACS CAN. Please join us for our Night of Lights Community Street Dinner which is part of our annual Lights of Hope fundraiser. The Lights of Hope will help send two Vermont volunteers and one...

State Contacts

Jill Sudhoff-Guerin
Government Relations Director
Marc Kaplan
Senior Specialist, Division Media Advocacy
Albany, NY

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