California Press Releases
Washington, D.C. – Jim Knox, managing director of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) California, was awarded the Alan Mills Award by ACS CAN for his outstanding dedication to reducing the cancer burden caused by tobacco use in California.
Washington, D.C. – Lynda Barbour was recognized as the country’s top government relations professional by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in honor of her exceptional work advocating for cancer-fighting public policies.
Washington, D.C. – Grace Pugh was awarded the Ambassador Constituent Team (ACT!) Lead of the Year by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) for her exceptional commitment to advocacy work and making cancer a national priority.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California is falling short when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer according to a new cancer-fighting report released today.
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) calls AB 1639 as amended today by Assembly Member Adam Gray today a complete sham and says Big Tobacco is using intense lobbying and campaign contributions to lure lawmakers to pass a bill that will do little to curb the current youth e-cigarette epidemic raging in this state.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is exposing high rates of political contributions by e-cigarette maker Juul Labs, Inc. as landmark legislation to curb skyrocketing youth e-cigarette use is considered by the California Legislature.
Long-time San Francisco volunteer cancer control advocate Bob Gordon received the highly coveted Capitol Dome Award during this year’s 2019 Cancer Action Day at the Capitol on April 9, 2019.
SACRAMENTO, CA – More than 100 cancer patients, their families and other volunteers from around the state are fired up during their annual trek to the State Capitol for Cancer Action Day.