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December 5, 2019
California

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
California

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

November 6, 2019
California

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif - The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) issues this statement from Managing Director Jim Knox following the resounding defeat last night of Proposition C on the San Francisco ballot, which, if passed, would have reversed critical progress in the fight to curb youth use

September 25, 2019
California, National

Building a new community of Latino advocates and leaders to fight cancer. Reducing tobacco use, exposure, and access to tobacco products. A public education campaign about why smoke-free policies save lives and helps keep families healthy. Sound like a lot to take on? It’s what our new project – VIVE

September 24, 2019
California

LOS ANGELES Calif . – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) issues this statement from Los Angeles Government Relations Director Primo Castro following the vote by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today to eliminate all flavor tobacco sales: “The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network

September 24, 2019
California

SAN DIEGO , Calif. – Confident they can alter the future of cancer and who it impacts, an esteemed list of medical experts and cancer advocates are speaking at a cancer forum on October 2, 2019 at Biocom San Diego. The research breakfast is hosted by the American Cancer

September 19, 2019
California

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) issues this statement from Los Angeles Government Relations Director Primo Castro following the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office’s recommendation to eliminate all flavor tobacco sales: “The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) applauds the

September 16, 2019
California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) says today’s executive order by Governor Gavin Newsom does not go far enough in addressing the youth tobacco epidemic and is calling for a comprehensive sales restriction on all flavored tobacco products including candy and fruit flavored

September 9, 2019
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. ACS CAN, the advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society, presents the award each year