Tennessee Cancer Action Center


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June 1, 2023

2023 Tennessee Legislative Session Summary Victory in the fight against cancer requires bold new public policies that promote cancer prevention, early detection of cancer, and expand access to quality, affordable health care. Lawmakers make many decisions that impact the lives of Tennesseans impacted by cancer and their leadership is

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

State Contacts

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

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