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Sign the Petition to Reduce the Toll of Tobacco on Ohioans

I’m calling on you to protect Ohio kids and create a healthier Ohio.
We can make it happen and reduce Ohio’s tobacco use by:
 Significantly increase the cigarette tax.
 Equalize the other tobacco products tax with the cigarette tax.

Latest Updates

August 9, 2018
Ohio

Columbus, OH – August 9, 2019 – Ohio is falling short when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer according to the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer

May 31, 2018
Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio – May 31, 2018 – Today is World No Tobacco Day and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is taking the opportunity to remind Ohio lawmakers it has been 25-years since the tax on other tobacco products (OTP) including flavored cigars, smokeless tobacco, large

April 16, 2018
Ohio

COLUMBUS, OH – April 16, 2018 – State legislators will hear firsthand from cancer patients and survivors tomorrow during Cancer Awareness Day at the Capitol. The day-long gathering organized by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) draws cancer advocates from around the state to urge lawmakers

September 19, 2017
Ohio

Columbus, OH – Sept. 19, 2017 — Today, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) sent a letter to Governor Kasich calling on him to oppose a new proposal to repeal and replace the current health care law offered by Senators Graham and Cassidy. Instead, the letter calls

Ohio Events

October 18, 2018
Columbus Grove, OH

Please joing our ACS CAN volunteers for an evening of wine, music and conversation, all while taking up the fight against cancer. ACS CAN Volunteer, Pam Niese, and Friends are introducing friends and family to ACS CAN in a fun and relaxing environment. This event allows community members...

October 18, 2018
Columbus Grove, OH

Please joing our ACS CAN volunteers for an evening of wine, music and conversation, all while taking up the fight against cancer. ACS CAN Volunteer, Pam Niese, and Friends are introducing friends and family to ACS CAN in a fun and relaxing environment. This event allows community members...

October 19, 2018
Cincinnati, OH

Please join the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network for our Ohio Research Policy Forum, a premier event that brings together key leaders and decision makers in business, academia, research, government, and healthcare communities to highlight advances in cancer research and to support the mission of ACS CAN. The 2018...

State Contacts

Lauren Coatoam
Ohio Grassroots Manager
Andrea Britcher
Ohio Grassroots Manager
Michelle Zimmerman
Sr. Specialist/Media Advocacy

Share Your Story

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.