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April 3, 2019
Kentucky

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. These policies will be required to be in place by the

March 27, 2019
Kentucky

Frankfort, KY–March 27, 2019– The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) commends the Kentucky legislature for passing, and Gov. Matt Bevin for signing, important public health policy into law that will improve access to care for all Kentuckians facing serious illness. The new law will streamline and safeguard

March 27, 2019
Kentucky

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. “Today a federal judge ruled the Department of Health and Human

March 26, 2019
Kentucky

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. Matt Bevin for supporting legislation that will improve the quality of life of cancer patients and their families through palliative care legislation. The legislation authored by

State Contacts

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

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