Oregon Cancer Action Center


Latest Updates

July 16, 2024

SALEM, ORE. –– The following is a statement from Jamie Dunphy, Oregon Government Relations Director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) on former Oregon State Senate President Peter Courtney's passing: "We are deeply saddened to hear that former Senate President Peter Courtney has lost his battle

March 4, 2024

ACS CAN is joined in this call by many state health advocacy organizations as well as the municipal governing bodies of Happy Valley, Lake Oswego, Milwaukie, Newport, Depoe Bay, Siletz and Waldport, as well as the Parkrose School Board and the Tualatin-Tigard School Board. All have formally called on the State Legislature to end the sale of all flavored tobacco products.

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.

State Contacts

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

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