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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

May 10, 2019
Missouri

Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe recently recognized Springfield resident Jerry Neville for his volunteer work with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. Neville received the Senior Service Award at a ceremony at the State Capitol in Jefferson City on Monday, May 6.

April 17, 2019
Missouri

Today, the Missouri House General Laws Committee approved a bill to prohibit young people under age 18 from using indoor tanning devices. Emily Kalmer, Missouri government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, released the following statement in response:

April 10, 2019
Missouri

Nearly 100 cancer survivors, caregivers and their families from across the state gathered in Jefferson City today to urge lawmakers to protect young people from skin cancer and increase funding for cancer prevention programs.

April 3, 2019
Missouri

Nearly 100 cancer survivors, caregivers and their families from across the state will gather in Jefferson City next week to urge lawmakers to protect young people from skin cancer and prioritize funding for cancer prevention programs.

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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