California Cancer Action Center


Action Center

Create a smoke-free community

Everyone should have the right to breathe clean smoke-free air, and to live in a safe home. We have an opportunity to help protect the residents, who live in multi-unit housing, from the harmful effects of secondhand smoke. 

Latest Updates

April 12, 2023
California, Colorado, District Of Columbia, Illinois, Massachusetts, National, New Mexico, New York

Attorneys General for six states and DC today announced a $462 million multi-state settlement to be paid out by JUUL Labs, following an investigation into its underage marketing practices to attract youth to its addictive e-cigarettes.

April 12, 2023

JUUL announced it will pay $462 million to settle a multi-state investigation into its underage marketing practices to attract young consumers to its addictive e-cigarettes. Under the settlement, California will receive $175.8 million.

April 11, 2023

ACS CAN volunteers from across California rallied at the State Capitol and urged lawmakers to pass legislation that would ensure comprehensive biomarker testing is covered by more insurance plans, including Medi-Cal, when supported by medical and scientific evidence.

February 27, 2023

The U.S. Supreme Court announced today that it will not hear R.J. Reynold’s challenge to a Los Angeles County law ending the sale of all flavored tobacco products.

State Contacts

Mary Kemp
Director, Grassroots Organizing
Priscilla Cabral-Perez
Associate Director, Regional Multicultural Media Advocacy
Autumn J. Ogden-Smith
Director, California State Legislation

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