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February 6, 2017
New Mexico

Nearly a hundred cancer patients, survivors and caregivers from across the state rode the rails on a whistle stop-style campaign train ride to the state Capitol in Santa Fe today to meet with lawmakers and gain support for cancer-fighting policies.

January 31, 2017
New Mexico

The long overdue increase in the tobacco tax will keep thousands of New Mexico kids from smoking, help thousands of adults quit, save the state millions spent on health care, and raise millions more in needed revenue.

January 30, 2017
Ohio

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Michelle Zimmerman American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Phone: 740.525.9577 (cell) E-mail: Michelle.Zimmerman@cancer.org Ohio Health Advocacy Organizations React to Governor’s Budget Columbus, Ohio – January 30, 2017 – This statement can be attributed to five of the leading health advocacy organizations: American Cancer

January 30, 2017
Ohio

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Michelle Zimmerman American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Phone: 740.525.9577 (cell) E-mail: Michelle.Zimmerman@cancer.org Ohio Health Advocacy Organizations React to Governor’s Budget Columbus, Ohio – January 30, 2017 – This statement can be attributed to five of the leading health advocacy organizations: American Cancer

January 18, 2017
Michigan

LANSING, Mich. – Jan. 17, 2017 – In response to Gov. Rick Snyder’s State of the State address today, Andrew Schepers, Michigan government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), released the following statement: “It’s encouraging to hear Governor Snyder layout plans for

January 15, 2017
Virginia

Working together, we can convince lawmakers in Virginia that fighting cancer should be a top priority. Our elected leaders make critical decisions that affect cancer-related programs and issues. With your help, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is leading the fight to conquer cancer at the State

January 11, 2017
Kansas

In response to Gov. Sam Brownback’s proposals to increase cigarette tax by $1 per pack and raise the tax on other tobacco products from 10 percent to 20 percent, a broad coalition of leading national, state and local health organizations issued a joint statement.

December 21, 2016
New Mexico

The 18th annual “ Broken Promises to Our Children: A State-by-State Look at the 1998 Tobacco Settlement 18 Years Later ” was released today and shows New Mexico lags behind the rest of the country when it comes to spending adequate funding on tobacco prevention and cessation programs.

December 9, 2016
Ohio

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Michelle Zimmerman American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Phone: (888) 227-6446 Ext. 8601 E-mail: Michelle.Zimmerman@cancer.org ACS CAN Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Ohio’s Smoke-Free Workplace Act and Calls for Ohio to Pass Strong Tobacco Control Policies Columbus, Ohio – December 7, 2016 – Today,