Maryland Cancer Action Center


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Up the tobacco sales age to 21

Tobacco use is the #1 cause of death in the U.S. and 92,000 Maryland youth alive today will ultimately die prematurely from smoking. This number is staggering.

Latest Updates

October 26, 2018

ACS CAN Position on raising the minimum state sales age for tobacco products to 21 The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) supports raising the minimum age for sale of all tobacco products to age 21 with strong retailer compliance and active enforcement as part of its

October 11, 2018

Want to use your voice to fight back against cancer? ACS CAN is coming to an area near you! We want to share some great information with you on more ways you can get involved in activities being held throughout the year. Please attend one of our ACS CAN “Meet

October 9, 2018

While Epidemic Rages, Opioids Remain Key Component in Treating Cancer Pain ACS CAN Director of State and Local Campaigns David Woodmansee Quoted in the Baltimore Sun. Cancer patients and survivors, said David Woodmansee, directors of state and local campaigns for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network.

State Contacts

Sherry McCammon
Grassroots Manager
Jocelyn Collins
Director, Government Relations
Amber Herting
Associate Director, Media Advocacy

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