Pennsylvania Cancer Action Center


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2019 PA Legislative Report Back Form

Thank you for participating in our 2019 Day at the Capitol event! The legislative meetings you conducted today help us in the fight against cancer. Please answer the questions below with as much detail as possible. We will utilize this information to shape our future campaign activities. 

Latest Updates

February 5, 2019

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

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

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

December 5, 2018

The Philadelphia City Council is holding a hearing on December 5, 2018 on a bill (180522) that would roll back existing regulations and allow new retailers to obtain tobacco sales permits in neighborhoods with very high densities of existing retailers or near schools.

Pennsylvania Events

April 30, 2019
Harrisburg, PA

Reserve Tuesday, April 30th for the 2019 American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Pennsylvania Day at the Capitol. Please join us for another exciting day in Harrisburg to advance our legislative agenda at the State House. Our day in Harrisburg is an opportunity for our lawmakers to hear from you,...

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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