The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network and The Allicance to Prevent the Abuse of Medicines are hosting a roundtable discussion regarding, "Preserving Chronic Pain Patients' Access to Medicine," on June 16. We encourage you to contact your legislators immediately to invite them to attend this important roundtable meeting in Washington, DC. Please find the invitation below.

 Invitation

Please carefully review the Terms & Conditions prior to signing the letters to the Members of Congress. 

1. Only one Senate and one Congressional letter sign-on per person.

2. Your address is needed by congressional offices to verify you as their constituent.

3. Additional comments must not contain any vulgar, derogatory, copyrighted or discriminatory content. The NFMCPA reserves the right to reject any letter containing these components.

4. Comments must be at least 150 words and not more than 3000 words, and be relevant to the submission prompt.

5. By submitting your name and contact information, you give the National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association (NFMCPA) full permission to submit your name and information, as part of the NFMCPA’s contact with policy makers. You grant the NFMCPA permission to use, copy, and transmit your submission in connection with its advocacy efforts. 

6.  You have the right to rescind this permission at any time by contacting the NFMCPA in writing or email.

 

(Please consider additionally telling your story separate from the letters to the Members of Congress, please CLICK HERE.)

Thank you for supporting the NFMCPA in our advocacy initiatives! This information will be used to keep you informed of advocacy opportunities and upcoming events.

 

Please carefully review the Terms & Conditions prior to submitting your story. 

1. Only one personal story per person.

2. Story must not contain any vulgar, derogatory, copyrighted or discriminatory content. The NFMCPA reserves the right to reject any story or essay containing these components.

3. Story must be at least 100 words and not more than 3000 words, and be relevant to the submission prompt.

4. By submitting your story, you give the National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association (NFMCPA) full permission for the use of your name, picture, or other personally identifiable information, in whole or in part, individually or in conjunction with other images, as part of the NFMCPA’s contact with policy makers and public awareness campaigns. You waive all rights of privacy or compensation which you may have in connection with such use of your name, picture or other personally identifiable information. You grant the NFMCPA permission to use, copy, transmit, publish, and display your submission in connection with its advocacy efforts.

5. Your address is needed by congressional offices to verify you as their constituent.

6. You have the right to rescind this permission at any time by contacting the NFMCPA in writing or email.

(Please consider additionally signing the letters to the Members of Congress requesting them to help implement the National Pain Strategy, please CLICK HERE.)

Want to be involved through influencing policy?  We need you!  Every day state and national legislation becomes policy that affects the chronic pain community.  Legislation moves quickly through legislatures with only a few days of notice to advocates.  THIS WEEK (February 4-10, 2016) contact needs to be made with Senators who sit on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee.  If you live in Alabama, Arizona, California, Illinois, Iowa, Delaware, Vermont, New York, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Rhode Island, Minnesota, Louisiana, Connecticut, Georgia, or North Carolina, please click HERE to become a part of State Allies Against Pain to receive updates and calls to action.   (State Allies Against Pain is a also known as Allies Against Pain.)

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