Oregon Cancer Action Center

Latest Updates

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

May 17, 2022

Tonight Washington County voters said yes to protecting youth from the dangers of tobacco use. Voters defeated Measure 34-314, an attempt by tobacco manufacturers and retailers led by Plain Pantry, to halt implementation of a law that ends the sale of flavored tobacco products in Washington County. By defeating this measure, Washington County remains the only county in Oregon to prohibit the sale of all flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes and flavored e-cigarettes.

Oregon Events

October 11, 2023PST
Lake Oswego, OR

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 we will focus our conversation on access and insurance coverage of biomarker testing in Oregon.

State Contacts

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

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