Meet Our Partners.
American Lung Association, Plains-Gulf Region
The American Lung Association, Plains-Gulf Region serves Alabama, Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Texas. We are part of the American Lung Association, the oldest voluntary health agency in the U.S. Our focus today is on healthy air, tobacco control and all lung disease, including asthma and COPD. Our mission is to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease and we do that through education, research and advocacy. For more information, visit www.lung.org.
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
ACS CAN, the nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society, supports evidence-based policy and legislative solutions designed to eliminate cancer as a major health problem. ACS CAN works to encourage elected officials and candidates to make cancer a top national priority. ACS CAN gives ordinary people extraordinary power to fight cancer with the training and tools they need to make their voices heard. For more information, visit www.acscan.org.
American Heart Association
The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association works across the public policy continuum to influence public policy, including planning, stakeholder and coalition development, policy research and analysis, a comprehensive legislative and regulatory agenda, the creation of media advocacy and grassroots strategies, implementing policy change, and then following through with effective evaluation to assess implementation and the ultimate impact of the law or regulation. For more information, visit www.heart.org.
Alabama Department of Public Health
The Tobacco Prevention and Control Program (TPC) within the Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention was created with funds from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention in 1993. By working with local coalitions, community agencies, and state and national partners, the Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch endeavors to implement and evaluate effective tobacco prevention and cessation activities. For more information, visit www.adph.org.