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Protect California Kids!

The U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, U.S. Surgeon General, and Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration have all declared youth e-cigarette use to be an epidemic. 

Latest Updates

October 5, 2020
California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Either San Mateo or Mill Valley will become the 100 th local entity in California to halt the sale of flavored tobacco products even as Big Tobacco pushes to maintain its grip on addicting the next generation. Both Bay Area cities are set to vote tonight,

September 28, 2020
California

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will hold a virtual policy forum on September 30, 2020 to spotlight “The Future of Cancer Care: Breakthroughs, Advances and the Importance of Access” . The free event will be held 5:30-6:45 p.m. and is open to the public. The

August 24, 2020
California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) issues this statement from Managing Director Jim Knox following the vote by the California State Assembly today to halt the sale of flavored tobacco products including candy, fruity and minty e-cigarettes as well as menthol cigarettes: “The American

August 18, 2020
California

Cancer affects everyone, but not everyone equally. Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) understands the nexus between health equity and the chances of surviving cancer, and was bestowed the 2020 Policy Champion Award by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) on August 18, 2020. The award presentation was part

State Contacts

Autumn Ogden-Smith
Director, California State Legislation
Stephanie Winn
Director, Region Media Advocacy

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.