Earlier today, Maryland’s Senate passed HB124 which would prohibit those under 18 from using indoor tanning devices. The Senate companion bill (SB299) will be voted on by the House of Delegates later this week.
Skin Cancer and Indoor Tanning Press Releases
ANNAPOLIS - Earlier today, Maryland’s Senate passed a bill that would prohibit those under 18 from using indoor tanning devices in the state. Yesterday, the House of Delegates passed the same legislation.
A statement by the ACS CAN’s Mississippi government relations director on the state legislature’s failure to protect those 17-years-old or younger from cancer-causing indoor tanning devices.
Kimberly Hughes, Mississippi government relations director at American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), issued a statement on the Senate’s passage of a bill that will protect anyone 17-year-olds and younger from cancer-causing indoor tanning devices.
Cancer patients, survivors and advocates from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) rallied at the Capitol in Annapolis today in support of raising the minimum sales age for all tobacco products to 21, prohibiting minors under the age of 18 from using tanning devices and other cancer prevention issues.
Today, the front steps of the South Carolina State House were covered in sneakers to remind lawmakers to protect teen health by raising the cigarette tax by $1.50 and prohibiting teens under 18 from using indoor tanning devices.
Cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, students and advocates from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) rallied at New Mexico's Roundhouse today in support of increasing the state’s tobacco tax by $1.50 per pack and prohibiting minors under the age of 18 from using tanning devices.
Prom season will be upon us soon and that means many young Montanans will seek a bronze glow to go with formal attire for their memorable high school events ahead.
My world nearly turned upside down when I was only 30 years old. It was supposed to be a routine doctor visit to remove a mole. A biopsy showed the mole was melanoma — the most serious form of skin cancer. In fact, it was stage 2B. Cancer is not a word anyone wants to hear.
New Health Disparities Chartbook Illustrates Inequities in Cancer Prevention, Treatment and Survivorship
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) released a publication today to illustrate health disparities across the cancer continuum and discuss public policy strategies to address those disparities. Cancer Disparities: A Chartbook illustrates the scope of cancer disparities that exist in the United States.