Maine Cancer Action Center


Action Center

Flavored Tobacco Petition

Flavored Tobacco Petition

Big Tobacco is targeting our children to become the next generation of tobacco users.  Please ask your lawmakers to protect Maine's children from a lifetime of addiction.  Support ending the sale of all flavored tobacco, including menthol cigarettes!

Latest Updates

September 25, 2020

Dear Governor Mills, Legislative Leaders and Members of the Joint Standing Committees on Appropriations and Financial Affairs, Health and Human Services, and Taxation: As organizations that represent public health professionals, health care providers and patients, including those with serious health conditions like cancer, heart and lung disease, which place them

September 14, 2020

PORTLAND, Maine - This past weekend, communities across Maine honored lives touched by cancer through Lights of Hope Across America, a national fundraiser for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, ACS CAN volunteers did not gather for the annual Lights

April 23, 2020

Victory in the fight against cancer requires bold new public policies that promote cancer prevention, early detection of cancer, and expand access to quality, affordable health care. Lawmakers make many decisions that impact the lives of Mainers touched by cancer and their leadership is vital to defeating this disease. In

December 13, 2019

AUGUSTA, Maine - Today, Gov. Janet Mills announced that the Maine Centers for Disease Control will launch a public education campaign to combat the growing epidemic of youth e-cigarette use. The Governor also announced her intention to introduce legislation to fully implement the law which sets the legal age

State Contacts

Melissa Stacy
Maine Grassroots Manager
Hilary Schneider
Maine Director Government Relations
Amber Herting
Associate Director, Media Advocacy

Share Your Story

Do you have a personal story about how cancer has impacted you or someone you love? Real stories are how ACS CAN ensures that no one becomes a statistic.