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Tell your lawmakers to raise the age of sale of all tobacco products to 21!

Legislation has been introduced in Washington to raise the age of sale of tobacco products to 21. Please take a moment to send a message to your legislator letting them know you support this issue.

Washington Priorities

Latest Updates

February 8, 2017
Washington

Washington state lawmakers are considering legislation to allow smoking in cigar bars and require workers in these establishments to be smokers as a condition of employment.

November 3, 2016
Washington

2017 Washington State Legislative Priorities Cancer is one of the most preventable and increasingly curable life-threatening diseases – but only if we take the steps necessary to prevent it outright, detect it early, and improve access to care. To this end, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS

August 19, 2015
Washington

2016 WASHINGTON STATE LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES Cancer is one of the most preventable and increasingly curable life-threatening diseases – but only if we take the steps necessary to prevent it outright, detect it early, and improve access to care. To this end, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN)

December 18, 2013
Washington

Click on the link below to take the RFL Advocacy Chair Orientation RFL Advocacy Chair Orientation Advocacy Chair Resources: Click on the links below to view the documents Top 2 Most Helpful Documents: 2016_Advocacy_Chair_Handbook RFL_ACS_CAN_membership_form - printable version of the ACS CAN

Washington Events

September 22, 2017
Seattle, WA

Registration for the 2017 Washington Research Breakfast will open at 7:30AM with the program to follow from 8-9AM. Elected officials will be invited to participate to raise their awareness of the importance of making cancer issues a priority in Olympia and in Washington, D.C

State Contacts

Mary McHale
Government Relations Director
Noe Baker
Senior Specialist, Media Advocacy
Elizabeth Rockett
Grassroots Manager

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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.