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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

February 12, 2020

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Sen. Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) today introduced a bill that will allow cancer patients to donate their unused oral anti-cancer medications to patients in need. Senate Bill 983 will provide relief to cancer patients who cannot afford or experience delays in receiving their medication. The program will

January 28, 2020

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) issued this statement from San Diego Government Relations Director Lynda Barbour following the final vote by the San Diego County Board of Supervisors today to approve a flavored tobacco restriction: “Flavors are driving the tobacco epidemic

December 5, 2019

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) issues this statement from Managing Director Jim Knox following the vote by the Los Angeles City Council’s Committee on Health, Education, Neighborhoods, Parks, Arts and River today to restrict flavored tobacco sales: “The American Cancer Society

November 27, 2019

Los Angeles, Calif - California Missed Chance Earlier this Year; City of Los Angeles has Opportunity to Make Up Lost Ground in Two Weeks or Will it Give Big Tobacco an Early Christmas Present? California is once again leaving kids vulnerable to the lure of flavored tobacco products while

California Events

March 31, 2020
Sacramento, CA

Please join the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network on March 31st at the The Elks Tower located just two blocks away from the state capitol for our annual awards reception. This event serves to support the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, the nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy affiliate of the...

March 31, 2020
Sacramento, CA

2020 Sacramento ACS CAN Legislative Awards Reception Honoring: State Legislator of the Year: Senator Jerry Hill Local Legislator of the Year: Sacramento Councilmember Steve Hansen We will also be honoring: Senator Lena Gonzales for her promise to reject campaign contributions from...

State Contacts

Lori G Bremner
Grassroots Director
Tim Gibbs
Senior Director, Government Relations
Stephanie Winn
Director, Region Media Advocacy

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