Washington, D.C. – Grace Pugh was awarded the Ambassador Constituent Team (ACT!) Lead of the Year by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) for her exceptional commitment to advocacy work and making cancer a national priority.
California Press Releases
San Diego Cancer Advocate Receives Government Relations Professional of the Year Award for Excellence in Cancer Advocacy
Washington, D.C. – Lynda Barbour was recognized as the country’s top government relations professional by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in honor of her exceptional work advocating for cancer-fighting public policies.
California a Leader in Enacting Cancer-Fighting Legislation; But Critical Opportunity this Session to Improve Quality of Life for Cancer Patients
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California is falling short when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer according to a new cancer-fighting report released today.
Cancer Advocates Call Assembly Member Adam Gray’s Attempt to Rein in Youth E-cigarette Epidemic a Sham; Latest Bill Introduced Reflects Influence from Tobacco Industry
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) calls AB 1639 as amended today by Assembly Member Adam Gray today a complete sham and says Big Tobacco is using intense lobbying and campaign contributions to lure lawmakers to pass a bill that will do little to curb the current youth e-cigarette epidemic raging in this state.
Political Contributions from E-cigarette Manufacturer Juul Exposed by ACS CAN Campaign to Snuff Tobacco Money Out of California Politics
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is exposing high rates of political contributions by e-cigarette maker Juul Labs, Inc. as landmark legislation to curb skyrocketing youth e-cigarette use is considered by the California Legislature.
Long-time San Francisco volunteer cancer control advocate Bob Gordon received the highly coveted Capitol Dome Award during this year’s 2019 Cancer Action Day at the Capitol on April 9, 2019.
Cancer Patients/Survivors Urge Lawmakers to Address Youth E-Cigarette Epidemic by Passing Flavored Tobacco Restriction Bills!
SACRAMENTO, CA – More than 100 cancer patients, their families and other volunteers from around the state are fired up during their annual trek to the State Capitol for Cancer Action Day.
SACRAMENTO, CA - The voices of cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones are making a difference at the Capitol as evidenced by the vital cancer-fighting policies that passed the legislature in 2018.