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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

May 16, 2019

Lansing, MI – May 16, 2019 – The following statement can be attributed to Andrew Schepers, director of government relations in Michigan for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. “ACS CAN is dismayed that the legislature passed legislation yesterday to add e-cigarettes to the Youth Protection Act that

April 24, 2019

LANSING, Mich.– April 24, 2019 – Nearly 130 cancer patients, survivors and caregivers from across the state traveled to the Capitol in Lansing today to meet with Michigan’s lawmakers. They asked lawmakers to regulate e-cigarettes like other tobacco products, to increase the age of sale for tobacco products to

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

State Contacts

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

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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.