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March 29, 2017
Montana

This year, 6,070 Montanans will be diagnosed with cancer. Too many of them will suffer needlessly from pain, nausea and other treatment symptoms. Sometimes treating their disease is the focus, and symptoms and side effects are not always addressed, or could be addressed better. Read more here

March 29, 2017
Montana

As Sen. Jon Tester considers the future of the Affordable Care Act, it’s critical that cancer patients, survivors and those at risk for cancer don’t face any gap in coverage to prevent and treat their disease. American Cancer Society research shows that the uninsured and underinsured are more likely to

March 29, 2017
Illinois

Lawmakers joined the Illinois Coalition Against Tobacco today to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Illinois’ comprehensive smoke-free air law and to encourage further efforts to improve tobacco control. In 2007, the General Assembly prioritized Illinoisans’ health by approving the Smoke-Free Illinois Act, which prohibited smoking in indoor public places, workplaces

March 29, 2017
Montana

Tobacco is the only product that when used as directed will kill you. Each year, 1,600 Montanans needlessly die from deadly tobacco products. Nationwide, smoking causes more than 480,000 deaths per year, or roughly one in every five deaths. Furthermore, for every person who dies from smoking, at least 30

March 29, 2017
Florida

Weeks after cancer advocates rallied at the State Capitol in support of funding for the Mary Brogan Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program, the Florida House and Senate failed to include any of the $1.8 million in non-recurring funding that had been included in each of the past two

March 29, 2017
Montana

Tobacco is the only product that when used as directed will kill you. Each year, 1,600 Montanans needlessly die from deadly tobacco products. Nationwide, smoking causes more than 480,000 deaths per year, or roughly one in every five deaths. Furthermore, for every person who dies from smoking, at least 30

March 28, 2017
Maryland

About two dozen cancer patients, survivors and advocates from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) rallied at the Maryland Capitol today in support of restoring funding for comprehensive tobacco education to $21 million annually.

March 28, 2017
Illinois

Today, the City Council’s Finance Committee will hear an ordinance from Aldermen Ed Burke and Patrick Thompson that would create a process to exempt certain retailers from restrictions on flavored tobacco sales. Nico Probst, Chicago government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, released the following statement

March 28, 2017
Texas

We're excited to share with you ACS CAN's fourth installment of "What Cancer Means to Me: Cancer Stories & Tributes from Under the Dome," which debuted March 28, 2017, at our State Day at the Capitol. Under the Dome features stories from Texas senators