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Latest Updates

December 28, 2020
Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore.— Beginning Friday, January 1, 2021, the tax on cigarettes will increase by $2 per pack and e-cigarettes will be taxed for the first time in Oregon, after voters overwhelming approved Measure 108 in November 2020. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) was one of the

November 4, 2020
Oklahoma, Oregon

Voting for president and federal and state lawmakers weren’t the only important decisions that voters made yesterday. Public health advocates also scored big victories in ballot initiatives in Oklahoma and Oregon. Thanks to the great work of ACS CAN volunteers and staff, Oklahomans voted to protect funding for a program

November 3, 2020
Oregon

On Tuesday, Oregonians passed Measure 108 to raise the cigarette tax by $2 per pack and tax e-cigarettes for the first time in Oregon. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) was one of the leading health care organizations working as part of the Yes on 108 campaign.

October 14, 2020
Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore.— As ballots are mailed out today, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) urges Oregonians to vote yes on Measure 108. Measure 108 will raise the state’s cigarette tax by $2 per pack and tax e-cigarettes for the first time in Oregon. Jamie Dunphy, Oregon government

Oregon Events

October 13, 2021

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society will host their annual policy forum, a premier event that brings together leaders from the business, education, government, and research communities. This year’s event will focus on leading the fight against cancer at OHSU’s Knight Cancer Institute.

State Contacts

Audrey Miller
Grassroots Manager
Jamie Dunphy
Government Relations Director
Noe Streetman
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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