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May 26, 2017
Minnesota

The Minnesota Legislature approved a budget bill that includes initiatives supported by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network to improve cancer prevention and treatment. It now moves to the governor’s desk for final consideration.

May 16, 2017
Oklahoma

The bill to raise cigarette taxes by 67 cents per pack is flat out wrong for Oklahoma, and the House Appropriations and Budget committee failed to protect the health of our youth by giving the state what it really needs – a cigarette tax increase that would save lives.

May 15, 2017
Hawaii

Throughout the 2017 state legislative session, ACS CAN Hawaii-Pacific has been monitoring, gathering support, and testifying on legislation that would aid cancer patients. Our legislative recap of this session is below: HPV Legislation SB 514 has been transmitted to the Governor’s office. As you are aware, this legislation allows

May 12, 2017
Wisconsin

Read the memo here. As the Joint Finance Committee finalizes Wisconsin’s biennial budget, twenty-five organizations urge the committee to preserve the provision in the Assembly GOP tax and transportation package that closes a loophole in current law which allows cigarette-like little cigars to be taxed less than cigarettes.

May 11, 2017
Michigan

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network recently honored Olivet resident C.J. Heisler with its Advocacy Volunteer of the Year award at the Michigan Capitol in Lansing.

May 11, 2017
Michigan

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network recently honored Ypsilanti resident Jennifer Belaire with its Excalibur Award at the Michigan Capitol in Lansing.

May 9, 2017
Florida

Session Summary The 2017 Florida Legislative Session was mired by conflict, much of which came to a head over the state budget. That infighting ultimately led to an extension, requiring that members come back to Tallahassee for an additional day to debate and pass the budget. However, through all

May 3, 2017
Michigan

More than 100 cancer survivors, caregivers and their families from across the state traveled to the Michigan State Capitol today and called on the Legislature to prioritize the 57,600 Michiganders who will be diagnosed with cancer in 2017.

May 2, 2017
Ohio

Columbus, OH – May 2, 2017 – This statement can be attributed to Jeff Stephens, director of government relations in Ohio for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). “The Ohio House of Representatives (OHR) has chosen Big Tobacco over buckeye kids. OHR passed a budget today that