Minnesota Cancer Action Center


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Ask Minnesota lawmakers protect Minnesota's kids from Big Tobacco.

Tobacco is still the number one cause of preventable death in Minnesota, and for the first time in 17 years, youth tobacco use is on the rise. Let the candidates know you want them to prioritize protecting the health of our kids. 

Latest Updates

January 31, 2019

“This funding is critical to the health and wellbeing of so many vulnerable Minnesotans,” said Emily Myatt, ACS CAN Minnesota interim government relations director.

January 31, 2019

ACS CAN Minnesota and more than 50 diverse organizations demand plan for Health Care Access Fund

December 4, 2018

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in Minnesota is excited to join Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation for this coalition Day at the Capitol on February 27 in Saint Paul. Advocates will ask their lawmakers to raise Minnesota's tobacco sales age to 21 and help us create

October 31, 2018

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network volunteers fanned out in Woodbury on Monday, October 29, to share their nonpartisan voter guide with residents. The voter guide publishes the responses of both major party candidates for governor on important policy issues related to cancer treatment and prevention. Four volunteers handed out

State Contacts

Tracy Lytwyn
Sr. Specialist, Media Advocacy
Emily Myatt
Minnesota Grassroots Manager

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