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Protect Kansas Children from Electronic Cigarettes and Tobacco Products

Nearly 95 percent of adults who smoke started smoking before the age od 21 and nearly 100 percent started by age 26. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network supports raising the age for sale of all tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes, to 21 statewide.

Latest Updates

August 19, 2019
Kansas, Missouri

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network will host We CAN Make an Impact on Wednesday, Aug. 21. The community forum will feature leaders in business, research and patient advocacy discussing the unique challenges of accessing cancer clinical trials in Kansas and Missouri.

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

Kansas Events

February 4, 2020
Topeka, KS

For Kansans facing cancer, not having health insurance is a life or death situation. Health insurance through Medicaid allows Kansans to detect cancer early and access the treatments needed to save their lives. But here in Kansas, our lawmakers have chosen not to join the 36 other states that have...

State Contacts

Jordan Feuerborn
Kansas Government Relations Director
Christina Cowart
KS Grassroots Manager
Stephanie Winn-McCorkle
Director, Media Advocacy

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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.