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Will Ohio be next?

As of May 17, 2019, fourteen states have raised the tobacco sale age to 21. Will Ohio be next?

Latest Updates

May 9, 2019
Ohio

Columbus, OH – May 9, 2019– This statement can be attributed to Jeff Stephens, director of government relations in Ohio for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). “As an organization dedicated to saving lives, ACS CAN was pleased to see Gov. DeWine taking steps to address

April 10, 2019
Ohio

Columbus, OH– April 10, 2019 – Nearly 100 cancer patients, survivors and caregivers from across the state traveled to the state capitol in Columbus today to meet with Ohio’s lawmakers about the need to properly fund the state’s Tobacco Use Cessation and Prevention Program, raising the age of sale

March 15, 2019
Ohio

Columbus, OH. – March 15, 2019 – Today Gov. Mike DeWine released his proposed FY 2020-2021 budget for Ohio. Jeff Stephens, director of government relations in Ohio for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), made the following statement in reaction. “As an organization dedicated to saving lives,

January 17, 2019
Ohio

Columbus, OH – January 17, 2019 – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) looks ahead to what public health initiatives our lawmakers can accomplish in the 2019 legislative session. Ohio has a long way to go when it comes

Ohio Events

August 7, 2019
Cleveland, OH

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will host its annual Northern Ohio policy forum in Cleveland on August 7, 2019 at the HiMSS Innovation center at the Global Center for Innovation. This event will bring together key leaders and decision makers in government, business, research and academia...

August 21, 2019
Cleveland, OH

Each year area comedians come together to raise funds for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network in Ohio. A night full of comedy and a great silent auction for a great cause. What a great way to spend a Wednesday night in August. Presale tickets are available to the...

State Contacts

Lauren Coatoam
Ohio Grassroots Manager
Jeff Stephens
Ohio Government Relations Director
Michelle Zimmerman
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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