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Latest Updates

January 29, 2019
Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore.— The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) urges Oregon lawmakers to prioritize and pass a $2 per pack cigarette tax increase with an equivalent increase on all other tobacco products including electronic cigarettes in the 2019 session. Governor Kate Brown’s 2019 budget includes this tobacco tax

October 17, 2018
Oregon

On Friday, October 26, ACS CAN will host its annual policy forum in Oregon. This year's event focuses on the pressing issues surrounding the cost of breast cancer across different types of insurance.

August 9, 2018
Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore.—Oregon falls short in implementing policies and passing legislation to reduce cancer and fight tobacco use, according to a new report released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). The annual report "How Do You Measure Up? A Progress Report on State

August 22, 2017
Maine, New Jersey, Oregon

In less than a month, three states – Maine , New Jersey and Oregon – have enacted laws that prohibit the selling of cigarettes and other tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21. Smoking rates have declined in recent years, but the use

State Contacts

Audrey Miller
Grassroots Manager
Christopher Friend
Government Relations Director
Noe Baker
Senior Specialist of Media Advocacy
Western Region

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