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Help Us Make Cancer an Election Issue

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in Maine is ready to make cancer an election issue! From now-November, there will be opportunities to connect with the candidates running for governor on our cancer-fighting agenda.

Latest Updates

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

December 13, 2017

AUGUSTA – December 13, 2017 – Earlier today, The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, American Heart Association, American Lung Association, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights and Truth Initiative released the 19 th annual Broken Promises to Our Children

State Contacts

Chris Feeney
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.