Michigan Cancer Action Center


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Raise the age of sale of tobacco products to 21 in Michigan

Please sign our petition asking Michigan lawmakers to support legislation to raise the state sale age of tobacco products to 21.  

Latest Updates

March 20, 2019

Lansing, MI – March 20, 2019 – Today, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association and the American Lung Association mark Kick Butts Day by calling on Michigan’s lawmakers to reduce the toll of tobacco on Michiganders. As organizations dedicated to saving lives, we collectively continue to

January 14, 2019

Lansing, MI – January 14, 2019 – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is asking that legislators support legislation that will ease the burden of cancer in Michigan. The latest edition of the ACS CAN’s How Do You Measure

November 14, 2018

Today, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network urged lawmakers to do better when it comes to tobacco prevention and cessation funding.

September 24, 2018

Olivet, Mich. – September 24, 2018 – CJ Heisler was awarded ACT! Lead of the Year by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) for her exceptional commitment to advocacy work to help make cancer a national priority. This annual award is given to a lead congressional

Michigan Events

April 24, 2019
Lansing, MI

The Co-Chairs of the Michigan Legislative Cancer Caucus, Senators Wayne Schmidt and Winnie Brinks along with Representatives Daire Rendon and Lori Stone, cordially invite you to an informal meet and greet breakfast with Michigan’s legislative leaders to discuss important cancer policy issues in Michigan and nationwide. Tickets $50...

State Contacts

Andrew Schepers
Michigan Government Relations Director
East Lansing
Michelle Zimmerman
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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.