Michigan Cancer Action Center


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Ask Governor Whitmer to Veto Bad Tobacco Bills

If signed into law, these bills will not effectively reduce tobacco use in the state and would actually make these addictive and deadly products cheaper and more accessible. 

Latest Updates

July 1, 2022

At a time when the state has a significant budget surplus, ACS CAN is disappointed that the legislature did not prioritize protecting kids from Big Tobacco by increasing funding for these critical programs to $10 million.

June 24, 2022

Michigan legislature passed a package of bills they say will help reduce Big Tobacco’s grip on Michigan, but these bills are a wolf in sheep’s clothing.

April 29, 2022

LANSING, MICH. – After two years of virtual Cancer Action Days due to the pandemic, cancer patients, survivors and caregivers from across the state traveled to the Capitol in Lansing yesterday to meet in person with their elected officials. They let their lawmakers know that they can and must

February 9, 2022

Statement from American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Government Relations Director Andrew Schepers LANSING, MICH. – “Today, Gov. Whitmore introduced her proposed budget, which fails to increase funding for programs that could reduce cancer incidence and deaths. As we mark Cancer Prevention Awareness Month, ACS CAN

State Contacts

Ashley Hall
Michigan Grassroots Manager
Ann Arbor
Michelle Zimmerman
Associate Director, Regional Media Advocacy
Molly Medenblik
Michigan Government Relations Director

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