Tennessee Cancer Action Center


Latest Updates

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

August 5, 2022

NASHVILLE, TN — August 8, 2022 — Maddie Bushnell has joined the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) as the government relations director in Tennessee. In this role, Bushnell will lead ACS CAN’s efforts in the state to advance legislation and public policies to reduce cancer. “Cancer

April 28, 2022

Yesterday the legislature passed legislation that would allow local governments in Tennessee to pass and implement ordinances making age-restricted venues such as bars and live music venues smoke-free.

April 7, 2022

Statement from American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Regional Government Relations Director Emily Ogden NASHVILLE, TENN. – “Musicians and hospitality workers are some of the only Tennesseans who are not guaranteed a smoke-free workplace due to an exemption in the Nonsmokers’ Protection Act of 2008. Today

State Contacts

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

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