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Ask your senator to oppose preemption, which would prevent cities from passing local tobacco control policies that are stronger than state laws. 

Latest Updates

February 6, 2020
Nebraska

Lincoln, Neb., – February 6, 2020 – Cancer advocates of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) from across the state traveled to the Nebraska State Capitol today to call on the Legislature to prioritize Nebraskans’ health and make the fight against cancer a top priority. “Our advocates

February 4, 2020
Nebraska

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Volunteers to Call on Legislators to Pass Indoor Tanning Regulations and Include E-cigarettes in the Smoke-Free Air Law Lincoln, Neb., – February 4, 2020 – Cancer advocates of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) from across the state are ready

December 17, 2019
Nebraska

On Monday, December 16, the city of Lincoln took a step against the use e-cigarettes in the city’s public areas. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) applauds city officials for putting their citizens’ health first and updating the city ordinance against smoking in public areas. The revised

August 22, 2019
Nebraska

LINCOLN, NE – In partnership with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), Gateway Mall is helping to honor and remember those touched by cancer for one of the biggest tribute events in the United States. During the mall’s Open Mic night event on August 29 from 6-9

State Contacts

Matt Prokop
Nebraska Grassroots Manager
Lincoln, NE
Jenna Sheldon
Media Advocacy Manager
Nick Faustman
Nebraska Government Relations Director
Lincoln, NE

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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.