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Ninety-five percent of adults who smoke started before age 21. Raising the minimum age for sale of tobacco products to 21 could reduce the national prevalence of smoking by 12%, according to the Institute of Medicine, saving thousands of lives and millions of dollars.

Latest Updates

July 10, 2019
Kansas

Today, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network launched a collection of digital stories from individuals, families and health care professionals as part of its Medicaid Covers US project. The stories feature people directly impacted by Medicaid across several states including Kansas, as they work to take care of themselves, their families and their communities.

April 23, 2019
Kansas

Today, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network will premiere a new documentary titled “Critical Condition: Stories of Health in the Heartland” at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park. The short film follows the stories of individuals, families and health care professionals across Kansas as they strive to take care of themselves, their families and their communities.

April 17, 2019
Kansas

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – April 17, 2019 On Tuesday, April 23, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network will host its first premiere of a short documentary film on Medicaid featuring individuals, families and health professionals across Kansas. The event is part of the launch of

April 5, 2019
Kansas

TOPEKA, Kan. – April 5, 2019 – Today, the Kansas House of Representatives approved a bill to allow for the sale of inadequate health products like Association Health Plans and plans proposed by the Kansas Farm Bureau. In response, Jordan Feuerborn, Kansas government relations director for the American Cancer

Kansas Events

October 3, 2019
Topeka, KS

This October, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will host the fourth annual ACS CAN Kansas Cancer Policy Forum, a premiere event that brings together key leaders and decision makers in business, education, medical research, cancer care, government, and health policy. This event not only helps unite...

State Contacts

Jordan Feuerborn
Kansas Government Relations Director
Christina Cowart
KS Grassroots Manager
Tracy Lytwyn
Sr. Specialist, Media Advocacy

Share Your Story

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.