Frankfort, KY – As lawmakers hurried to pass key legislation including the state’s operating budget, they continued to think about 26,500 Kentuckians who will hear the words “you have cancer” this year.
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Frankfort, KY – This Wednesday, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) recognizes the 25th anniversary of Take Down Tobacco National Day of Action, formerly known as Kick Butts Day, by calling on Kentucky lawmakers to reduce the toll of tobacco in the Commonwealth.
Cancer Advocates Held Cancer Action Day at Capitol, Urging Lawmakers to Protect Kids from E-cigarette Epidemic and Restore Funding to the State’s Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Programs
Frankfort, KY – Cancer patients, their families and other volunteers from around the state who have been touched by cancer came together at the State Capitol in Frankfort to advocate for cancer-fighting legislation, Thursday, February 20, 2020.
Youth E-cigarette Epidemic Prompts American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network to Seek Legislation Addressing Tobacco Addiction
Frankfort, KY – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is asking that legislators support legislation that will ease the burden of cancer in Kentucky.
Amidst Youth E-cigarette Epidemic, Cancer-Fighting Advocates Mark Great American Smokeout by Calling for Action to Prevent Tobacco Addiction
Lexington, KY – Cancer patients and survivors will mark the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) 44th annual Great American Smokeout happening tomorrow, November 21, by calling on the General Assembly to protect the health of Kentucky residents by passing strong tobacco control legislation including i
Lexington, KY – Kentucky is falling short when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer according to the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Canc
Frankfort, KY–April 3, 2019–Last week, the General Assembly passed legislation to make schools in Kentucky tobacco-free. The legislation will prohibit the use of tobacco products by students, school personnel and visitors in schools, school vehicles, properties and activities.
Frankfort, KY–March 27, 2019–The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) commends the Kentucky legislature for passing, and Gov.
Frankfort, KY.–March 27, 2019–Today, a federal judge ruled against Medicaid work requirements in Kentucky. Kristy Young, director of government relations in Kentucky for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), made the following statement in reaction.
Frankfort, KY.–March 26, 2019–The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) commends Sen. Julie Raque Adams, the Kentucky general assembly and Gov.