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September 11, 2019
Washington

Washington Representative Paul Harris received the National Distinguished Advocacy Award this week, the most prestigious award presented by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), in recognition of his dedication to championing tobacco control legislation to protect future generations from the dangers of tobacco use.

August 1, 2019
Washington

OLYMPIA, Wash.—Washington falls short on implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce cancer, according to a new report released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). The annual "How Do You Measure Up? A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer

April 5, 2019
Washington

SEATTLE, Wash.—April 5, 2019-- Gov. Jay Inslee signed House Bill 1074 into law today, raising the age of sale for all tobacco products including electronic cigarettes to 21 in Washington state, effective January 1, 2020. Mary McHale, the Washington government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network,

March 27, 2019
Washington

OLYMPIA, Wash.— March 27, 2019— Today, the Washington legislature passed legislation to raise the sales age for all tobacco products including electronic cigarettes to 21. The bill now heads to Governor Jay Inslee’s desk. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) led these statewide efforts to pass this

State Contacts

Alma Gottlieb-McHale
Washington Grassroots Manager
Seattle
Noe Baker
Senior Specialist, Media Advocacy

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