Pennsylvania Cancer Action Center


Action Center

Protect Pennsylvanians from Tobacco

Ask our state lawmakers to put the health of Pennsylvanians first. By investing in programs to prevent kids from starting to use tobacco and help adults quit, we stand a chance to implement meaningful progress. Send them a message today asking them to fund PA's tobacco prevention and cessation programs at $15.5 million.

Latest Updates

June 29, 2021

The emergency order prohibiting smoking in casinos has been lifted. ACS CAN says employees and vistors should have their health protected and smoking should again be prohibited.

November 19, 2020

To mark the Great American Smokeout, ACS CAN is asking Governor Wolf and the state legislature to include funding in the new budget for tobacco control programs.

September 15, 2020

ACS CAN has honored Cong. Brian Fitzpatrick for his leadership in avocating for cancer related policies.

June 1, 2020

Washington —Cancer patients and survivors are finding it increasingly challenging to get necessary health care as the COVID-19 pandemic persists. Many are experiencing financial stress and mental health issues as they try to navigate the difficult health and economic environment. An American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) survey

State Contacts

Michael Brady
Grassroots Manager
Emma Watson
Pennsylvania Government Relations Director
Michelle Zimmerman
Associate Director, Regional Media Advocacy

Share Your Story

Do you have a personal story about how cancer has impacted you or someone you love? Real stories are how ACS CAN ensures that no one becomes a statistic.