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I Call on the Missouri Legislature to Support Legislation that Restricts Youth Under the Age of 18 From Using Indoor Tanning Devices

Let's protect a future generation from melanoma and other skin cancers by prohibiting minors from using indoor tanning devices.

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Latest Updates

January 27, 2019
Missouri

Letter to the Editor from an ACS CAN volunteer in Joplin, MO talking about the importance of funding tobacco cessation and prevention programs in Missouri.

January 27, 2019
Missouri

Letter to the Editor from an ACS CAN volunteer in Joplin, MO talking about the importance of funding tobacco cessation and prevention programs in Missouri.

January 12, 2019
Missouri

Joplin Globe article on the importance of funding for tobacco cessation programs. Missouri ACS CAN Government Relations Director, Emily Kalmer, is quoted.

August 9, 2018
Missouri

Missouri falls 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 Cancer Incidence and Mortality,” Missouri measured up to policy recommendations in just two of the nine issue areas. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network released the report today.

State Contacts

Tim Freeman
Grassroots Manager
Jefferson City
Emily Kalmer
Government Relations Director
St. Louis
Tracy Lytwyn
Sr. Specialist, Media Advocacy

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