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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

February 20, 2019
Washington

OLYMPIA, Wash.—February 20, 2019— Today, the Washington House of Representatives passed House Bill 1074, sponsored by Rep. Paul Harris (R-Vancouver), that would raise the age of sale for all tobacco products including electronic cigarettes from 18 to 21. The bill now heads to the Senate. The American Cancer Society Cancer

Washington Events

September 27, 2019
Seattle, WA

For more information or sponsorship opportunities, please reach out to [email protected] or 206.674.4187. The ACS CAN Washington State Policy Luncheon is a premiere event that brings together more than 300 leaders from business, academia, health care, government, life sciences, and cancer research communities to support ACS CAN’s mission...

State Contacts

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

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