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August 14, 2018
Texas

AUSTIN, Texas – With an estimated 121,860 Texans receiving a cancer diagnosis this year, it has never been more important to discuss what can be done to prevent suffering and death from cancer. The fifth annual American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network of Texas policy forum series will bring together

August 13, 2018
Montana

A tobacco industry-funded group wants to change the wording of a citizen's ballot initiative that would significantly raise Montana's tobacco taxes, a legal challenge that is part of the group's expensive effort to defeat the measure when it goes to voters in November. The Montana Standard reports.

August 9, 2018
Georgia

The Georgia state legislature is contributing to the state’s cancer burden by failing to implement evidence-based policies designed to fight cancer, according to a report released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). Georgia earned a “green” rating in only two of nine categories examined in the annual How Do You Measure Up? report. Only six states achieved fewer top ratings.

August 9, 2018
Louisiana

Louisiana has gotten mixed results when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer.

August 9, 2018
Minnesota

Minnesota gets mixed reviews when it comes to implementing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer according to the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up?.

August 9, 2018
District Of Columbia, Maryland

Virginia lags behind Maryland and D.C. in implementing proven cancer-fighting public health policies according to a new report released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). The Virginia Legislature’s inaction on these policies contributes to higher lung cancer incidence and death rates.

August 9, 2018
Mississippi

Mississippi falling short when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer.

August 9, 2018
North Dakota

North Dakota gets mixed reviews when it comes to implementing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer according to the latest edition of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality.