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Maureen Mann: It’s Time the Florida Legislature to Address Record Low Cancer Screening Rates

The pandemic’s impacts on cancer care are becoming clearer and clearer by the day.‭ ‬While screenings have been halted or postponed,‭ ‬cancer has not gone away.‭ ‬We’re actively seeing an uptake in breast cancer...

Ron DeSantis Wants Budget to Have $100 Million for Cancer Research and Care

At an event in Tampa on Tuesday, First Lady Casey DeSantis announced Gov. Ron DeSantis is recommending $100 million for cancer research and care in his 2022-2023 budget, an increase of $37 million, or...

Loranne Ausley, Christine Hunschofsky Want Local Governments to Set Youth Tobacco Laws

This week, state Sen. Loranne Ausley, D-Tallahassee, and state Rep. Christine Hunschofsky, D-Parkland, filed legislation “to repeal language in Florida Statute Section 569.0025 and Section 569.315 that prohibits local governments in Florida from enacting...

Ashley Moody Showcases Funds Secured for Nonprofits From Robocall Schemes

This week, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody highlighted almost half a million dollars secured for nonprofits this year following a successful court action against an unlawful charity robocall scheme. Through a court action earlier this...

Senate Passes Tina Smith’s, Marco Rubio’s Resolution on National Lung Cancer Awareness Month

“The resolution promotes the importance of early detection of lung cancer to help save lives. It also recognizes the need for research to improve early diagnosis, screening and treatment,” Rubio’s office noted. 
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American Cancer Society Pushes Legislature to Back Bill Raise the Age to Buy Tobacco...

With a prominent state senator pushing to raise the age to buy tobacco to 21 in Florida, the American Cancer Society (ACS) and other advocates are going all out to support his proposal.
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