California Cancer Action Center


Latest Updates

November 9, 2016

“California voters saw through the tobacco industry’s smokescreen and delivered a historic victory for public health last night with the passage of a ballot initiative that increases the state’s tobacco tax by $2 per pack.

August 5, 2016

Campaign Re-Launch of "Snuff Tobacco Money Out of California Politics" ACS CAN Urges Candidates and Officeholders to Reject Tobacco Money as Election Nears Sacramento, CA – August 5, 2016 – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is reinvigorating its "Snuff Tobacco Money

May 12, 2016

Click below to read the letter to the president of CalPERS from executives at the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association and the American Lung Association saying that investing in tobacco companies would send the message that California supports the industry. Final_CalPERS_Letter.pdf

State Contacts

Lori G Bremner
Grassroots Director
Tim Gibbs
Senior Director, Government Relations
Stephanie Winn-McCorkle
Associate Director, Media Advocacy
Western Region

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