Alabama Cancer Action Center


Action Center

Make Montgomery Smoke-free!

This year, secondhand smoke will cause more than 41,000 deaths nation-wide among nonsmokers and smoking remains the leading preventable cause of illness and death in Alabama. Despite this, there are still places in Montgomery that allow tobacco use indoors!

The evidence is clear:

Latest Updates

March 22, 2023

MONTGOMERY, AL – March 22, 2023 – Today, Rep. Paul Lee (R-86) led a special information session in the House Health Committee focused on how to address Alabama’s health care crisis and opening the conversation to discuss potential policy solutions. The proposal marks the first public discussion by health

March 8, 2023

MONTGOMERY, AL – March 7, 2023 – Tonight, Gov. Ivey addressed a room of fellow elected officials laying out a slew of issues affecting Alabamians and detailing her administration’s commitment to addressing them in the upcoming 2023 legislative session. A lack of affordable, accessible care was notably left out

November 17, 2022

MONTGOMERY, AL – November 17, 2022 – Cancer patients and survivors are marking the American Cancer Society's 47 th annual Great American Smokeout® today by calling on state officials to protect the health of Alabama residents by investing in the state’s tobacco cessation program to support adults who wish

February 4, 2022

MONTGOMERY, AL – February 4, 2022 – An event held late Thursday by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (D-AL) highlighted the promise of new blood-based cancer screening technologies that have the potential to dramatically increase early-stage diagnosis for a wide

State Contacts

Jane Adams
Government Relations Director
Nicole Lallatin
Grassroots Manager
Taylor Hall
Media Advocacy Manager

Share Your Story

Do you have a personal story about how cancer has impacted you or someone you love? Real stories are how ACS CAN ensures that no one becomes a statistic.