Maryland Cancer Action Center


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Invest in Maryland's Kids- Support state funding for tobacco prevention programs

As stated in the Cancer Plan for Maryland, preventing tobacco use among youth and young adults is a primary goal.  However, funding is not sufficient to maintain a comprehensive program in the state.  Urge your state lawmakers to invest in Maryland's kids by appropriating $21 million for life-sav

Latest Updates

January 10, 2018

Happy New Year! As we ring in the new year, I hope we can continue to count on our advocates' support to help make 2018 another great year! January 10th marks the first day of the Maryland General Assembly and this year's ACS CAN’s state legislative priorities are: Increase funding

December 15, 2017

DATE: February 27, 2018 Increase funding for tobacco control programs to $21 million. Prohibit the sale of tobacco products to persons under the age of 21. Protect state funding for the Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment Program. LOCATION: Lowe House Office Building 6 Bladen Street Room 142 Annapolis,

November 16, 2017

DAMASCUS - Local high school students, public health groups and legislative representatives marked the American Cancer Society’s 42nd annual Great American Smokeout today by calling on lawmakers to protect the health of Maryland residents by passing strong tobacco control legislation. Only by tackling tobacco use through a comprehensive approach can

November 15, 2017

Easton Doctor of Nursing and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Ambassador Receives Abeloff Award for Excellence in Public Health and Cancer Control from Maryland Department of Health Dr. Michele Williams has received the 2017 Martin D. Abeloff Award for Excellence in Public Health and Cancer Control from the

State Contacts

Sherry McCammon
Grassroots Manager
Shalini Vallabhan
Managing Director, Government Relations
Amber Herting
Associate Director, Media Advocacy

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