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November 15, 2018
North Carolina

Cancer patients and survivors marked the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) 43 rd annual Great American Smokeout today by calling on lawmakers to protect the health of North Carolina residents by passing strong tobacco control legislation.

October 9, 2018
North Carolina

Nearly 150 people attended the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s ninth annual Cancer Research Breakfast at the North Carolina Museum of History. The event provided a forum for leaders to discuss current barriers to therapeutic clinical trials and the efforts needed to overcome them.

August 9, 2018
North Carolina

North Carolina is falling short when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer.

June 14, 2018
North Carolina

Today, the North Carolina Senate voted to approve legislation that poses a serious risk for the more than 1.6 million North Carolinians with pre-existing health conditions, including cancer. We urge the House to reject this legislation and instead come together to find real solutions to our state’s health care challenges.

North Carolina Events

February 21, 2019
Raleigh, NC

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society, will hold its Legislative Briefing Breakfast focusing on addressing the youth vaping epidemic by funding youth tobacco prevention and tobacco cessation programs. We invite all state legislators for an informative discussion about the...

May 8, 2019
Raleigh, NC

Join passionate volunteers from across the state of North Carolina for an action-packed day as we converge on the capitol to represent our communities in the fight for a world free of cancer. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to meet with your state lawmakers and network with other...

State Contacts

Jordan Smith
NC Grassroots Manager
Raleigh
Christine Weason
North Carolina Government Relations Director
Raleigh
Denise Billings
Senior Specialist, Media Advocacy

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