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Protect Our Children From Skin Cancer

Ask lawmakers on the Health and Human Services Committee to support legislation that would prohibit all children under

18 from using tanning devices.


Latest Updates

February 21, 2019

Lincoln, Neb., – February 21, 2019 – Public health advocates from across the state traveled to the Nebraska State Capitol today to call on the Legislature to prioritize the 2,500 Nebraskans who will die from smoking this year. The visit was part of Tobacco Prevention Day at the Capitol, which

August 9, 2018

“In the four tobacco control categories, we only achieved one green grade for our smoke-free law,” said Nick Faustman, ACS CAN Nebraska government relations director.

June 18, 2018

The following letter was published in the Omaha World Herald on June 10, 2018. I want to thank Rep. Don Bacon for signing on two important pieces of legislation in the last few weeks that would change the future for cancer patients and their families, if the bills pass.

March 22, 2018

The following letter was published in the Omaha World Herald on February 12, 2018 Skin cancer is the most common form of all cancers in the United States and one that, despite repeated education efforts about the dangers of the sun and indoor tanning devices, continues to take the

State Contacts

Matt Prokop
Nebraska Grassroots Manager
Lincoln, NE
Michelle Zimmerman
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager
Nick Faustman
Nebraska Government Relations Director
Lincoln, NE

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