Tennessee Cancer Action Center


Latest Updates

January 24, 2023

NASHVILLE, TN – January 24, 2022 Even as tobacco use remains the number one cause of preventable death in the United States and youth e-cigarette use remains at high levels, a new report highlights how too many states continue to shortchange programs designed to prevent kids

November 17, 2022

KNOXVILLE, TN – November 17, 2022 – Cancer patients and survivors are marking the American Cancer Society's 47 th annual Great American Smokeout® today by shining a spotlight on the dangers of secondhand smoke and the importance of smoke-free laws in protecting the health of Knoxville residents. A recent

October 5, 2022

NASHVILLE, TN – October 5,2022 – Late last night, the Nashville Metro City Council advanced a weakened ordinance to make age-restricted venues like bars and restaurants smoke-free that creates a loophole to exempt establishments that sell hookah or cannabis. The below is a statement on behalf of Maddie Bushnell, Tennessee

August 16, 2022

NASHVILLE, TN — August 16, 2022 — Tonight, the Metro Council of Nashville and Davidson County will hear a comprehensive smoke-free ordinance in the Health and Public Safety Committee. The ordinance was introduced earlier in the month in an effort to close a gap that has left workplaces for the

Tennessee Events

February 28, 2023CST
Nashville, TN

2023 ACS CAN Tennessee Cancer Action Day Please join us for the 2023 ACS CAN Tennessee Cancer Action Day. This is an impactful event at the Tennessee State Capitol in Nashville on Tuesday, February 28th from 9:00 AM CST to 1:00 PM CST. COVID Protocols: The health and...

State Contacts

Maddie Bushnell
Government Relations Director
Nicole Lallatin
Grassroots Manager
Taylor Hall
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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