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PA Tobacco Control Programs Save Lives and Money

Ask PA legislators to maintain level funding for tobacco prevention and cessation programs at $15.5 million to save lives and money. We know when tobacco prevention and cessation programs lose funds, smoking increases. 

Latest Updates

June 11, 2019
Pennsylvania

Tobacco Control Programs provide proven support to help people quit smoking and work with others to never start.. We ask Pennsylvania's Legislature to continue to support these programs

February 5, 2019
Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, PA – Feb. 5, 2019 – Governor Tom Wolf delivered his budget address to the Pennsylvania state legislature today. The budget maintains funding for the state tobacco control programs, which help smokers quit and help young people to not start. American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN)

January 15, 2019
Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, PA – Jan. 15, 2019 – As our state lawmakers return to work for the 2019 legislative session, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is asking for action to help fight cancer in Pennsylvania. “Maintaining funding for Pennsylvania’s tobacco prevention and cessation programs is one

January 3, 2019
Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, PA – Jan. 3, 2019 - Harrisburg resident Emma Watson has been named the Pennsylvania Government Relations Director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). In this post, Watson will oversee advocacy efforts promoting evidence-based policy and legislative solutions designed to eliminate cancer as a

Pennsylvania Events

November 13, 2019
Philadelphia, PA

Join Us on November 13, 2019 as we look at The Future of Cancer Care with key experts from Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware.

State Contacts

Rachel Mayo
Director, Grassroots - Pennsylvania and New York
Emma Watson
Pennsylvania Government Relations Director
Marc Kaplan
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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