California Cancer Action Center


Latest Updates

January 19, 2023

Aria Community Health Center (ACHC) facilities across the Central Valley recently adopted a proactive referral system to better connect patients with the resources they need to quit tobacco use.  

January 5, 2023

La Red de Acción contra el Cáncer de la Sociedad Americana contra el Cáncer (ACS CAN) invita a la comunidad del Valle Central a participar en un foro virtual con el fin de reducir el número de muertes a causa del cáncer de seno.

December 20, 2022

A California law ending the sale of menthol cigarettes and most other flavored tobacco products, takes effect on December 21 despite the tobacco industry’s attempts to stop its implementation. In 2020, the State Legislature passed the law aiming to reduce youth tobacco use initiation and address health disparities.

December 12, 2022

A statement from Lisa Lacasse, president of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in response to Justice Kagan’s denial of the tobacco industry’s request for a stay on the California law to end the sale of menthol cigarettes and most other 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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