Oregon Cancer Action Center


Latest Updates

November 13, 2023

SALEM, Oregon – November 13, 2023 – Elected officials across the state must do more to support residents of Oregon who want to quit using tobacco products, say cancer patients, survivors, and advocates who are marking the American Cancer Society’s 48th annual Great American Smokeout® on November 16. The Great

January 18, 2023

Late last week, the Oregon legislature introduced HB 3090 which would end the sale of menthol cigarettes and all other flavored tobacco products, including cigars, hookah, e-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco.

October 4, 2022

PORTLAND – Both candidates for Oregon’s Congressional District 5, Jamie McLeod-Skinner and Lori Chavez-DeRemer, have publicly stated their positions on how, if elected, they would work to make cancer a national priority. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is contacting federal and state candidates across the

September 20, 2022

Portland, OR . – Yesterday, Washington County Circuit Court ruled against an existing ordinance to end the sale of flavored tobacco in the county. The following can be attributed to Jamie Dunphy, Oregon director of government relations for ACS CAN: “This decision by the Circuit Court against Washington County’s

Oregon Events

March 4, 2024PST
Salem, OR

In 2024, we’re continuing to make our cancer-fighting voices heard in Oregon, and we get to gather in person this year! Join us Monday, March 4th!

State Contacts

Kari Hampton
Grassroots Manager
Jamie Dunphy
Government Relations Director
Shawn O'Neal
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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