West Virginia Cancer Action Center

Share

Action Center

Sign The Petition To Reduce The Toll Of Tobacco in WV

47,000 West Virginia kids alive today will die from smoking if nothing is done.

We can make it happen and reduce WV's tobacco use by:

Latest Updates

February 19, 2019
West Virginia

Charleston, W. Va., – Feb. 19, 2019 – Last month, the newly formed State Advisory Coalition on Palliative Care had its first meeting. This coalition was formed through legislation and signed into law by the Governor in 2018. The coalition brings together experts to address barriers to this care and

February 6, 2019
West Virginia

On January 30th, ACS CAN West Virginia held their annual Cancer Lobby Day. Despite the cold snowy morning, many volunteers met at the Capitol to talk to their laegislators about increasing tobacco education, and raising the purchasing age for tobacco products to 21. The Senate recognized those in attendance with

November 19, 2018
West Virginia

Today, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network urged lawmakers to do better when it comes to tobacco prevention and cessation funding.

October 26, 2018
West Virginia

Re: The Hancock County Board of Health amends the county’s Clean Air Regulation of 2014 The Coalition for a Tobacco-Free West Virginia is shocked and extremely disappointed at the decision of Hancock County Board of Health to amend its Clean Air Regulation to now allow smoking at casinos and

State Contacts

Juliana Frederick Curry
West Virginia Government Relations Director
Charleston, WV
Ryann Moore
West Virginia Grassroots Manager
Michelle Zimmerman
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

Share Your Story

Do you have a personal story about how cancer has impacted you or someone you love? Real stories are how ACS CAN ensures that no one becomes a statistic.