Maine Cancer Action Center


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ACS CAN Maine 2019 Day at the Capitol

Join volunteers from across the state on April 2nd for our 2019 Day at the Capitol! Our event will begin at 8:30 AM in the Hall of Flags and run until noon.

Latest Updates

February 21, 2019

AUGUSTA – The Maine legislature today will hold a public hearing on LD 555, “An Act To Reduce Colorectal Cancer Incidence and Mortality by Updating Screening Coverage.” LD 555 is a simple and straightforward update to the existing law requiring insurance coverage for colorectal cancer screening in accordance with recent

October 2, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 1, 2018)—Today, 17 patient groups submitted a letter to the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), Alex Azar, and the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Seema Verma, urging them to quickly approve Maine’s State Plan Amendment. In addition, the

June 28, 2018

AUGUSTA – Nearly one year ago, Maine became the fourth state in the nation to raise the tobacco sales age from 18 to 21. Starting this weekend, that law – which also applies to electronic cigarettes – will go into effect, prohibiting sales of tobacco products to individuals under the

February 14, 2018

AUGUSTA – Hours before Governor LePage is set to deliver his State of the State address, cancer survivors, advocates and caregivers from across the state traveled to Augusta to join with coalition partners to outline the State of the State of Tobacco Control in Maine and urge lawmakers to

State Contacts

Teresa Gillis
Maine Grassroots Manager
Hilary Schneider
Maine Director Government Relations
Amber Herting
Associate Director, Media Advocacy

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