Skin Cancer and Indoor Tanning Press Releases

April 11, 2018

Cancer Survivors, Caregivers Rally at State Capitol for Improved Prevention

Nearly ninety cancer survivors, caregivers and advocates from across the state traveled to the Missouri State Capitol today to call on the General Assembly to make cancer a top legislative priority. Coaches from four state colleges joined volunteers in representation of the Coaches vs. Cancer initiative, a nationwide collaboration between the American Cancer Society and the National Association of Basketball Coaches.

January 30, 2018

Third Time Not a Charm

The following is a statement from Kimberly Hughes, Mississippi government relations director at American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), on the state legislature’s failure to protect teens from the dangers of tanning beds:


April 9, 2017

WV Senate Joins House in Passing Indoor Tanning Legislation

West Virginia’s Senate passed a bill that would prohibit those under 18 from using indoor tanning devices in the state. This follows the lead of the House of Delegates which overwhelming passed the bill late last month. The bill will move to the Governor this week.