Kentucky Cancer Action Center


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Kentucky Action Alert

Protecting Funding for Tobacco Control Programs

Tell you state Senators to protect the funding for tobacco prevention and cessation programs today!

Latest Updates

February 12, 2021

FRANKFORD, KY – The unpredictable and dynamic nature of COVID-19 is no match for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network's (ACS CAN) volunteers' steadfast commitment. Because of the virus and the elevated risk for those with compromised immune systems, cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers from across the state

January 4, 2021

FRANKFORT, KY – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) asks legislators to restore tobacco control funding that will ease the burden of cancer in Kentucky. Long after this pandemic passes, people deserve to live full, healthy lives free from

November 19, 2020

Louisville, KY – Cancer patients and survivors are marking the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) 45th annual Great American Smokeout today by calling on state lawmakers to protect the health of Kentucky residents by passing strong tobacco control legislation. As our battle with COVID-19 continues, we must do everything in our

September 15, 2020

FRANKFORT, KY. – Nearly 700 cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones from all 50 states will dial into calls and log onto virtual meetings this week to ask members of Congress to make the fight against cancer a national priority. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the American Cancer

State Contacts

Kristy Young
Government Relations Director, Kentucky
Michelle Zimmerman
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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