The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is a grassroots member organization that gives cancer advocates, survivors, and caregivers the opportunity to shape legislative agendas to ensure that they include important cancer issues.
95% of adults who smoke started before age 21. According to the Institute of Medicine, rasing the age of sale of tobacco products to 21 could help reduce the prevalence of smoking by 12%, saving lives and dollars.
This year, secondhand smoke will cause nearly 42,000 deaths nation-wide among nonsmokers and an estimated 7,500 Oklahomans will die from smoking-related illness. We need to protect ALL Oklahoma workers from the dangers of secondhand smoke!
OKLAHOMA CITY — March 20, 2020 — Seven national organizations representing patients facing serious chronic medical conditions released the following statement regarding Gov. Kevin Stitt’s “SoonerCare 2.0” plan: “We are alarmed that Gov. Kevin Stitt released his SoonerCare 2.0 waiver application while Oklahoma, and the world, grapples
Oklahoma’s lawmakers must reject any attempts to weaken or undermine effective tobacco control legislation and implement comprehensive policies that will prevent our kids from developing a lifelong addiction to tobacco.
Join volunteers, cancer survivors and caregivers from all over the state on Monday, May 4, 2020 at the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City. Learn how to become an effective advoacate. Learn how to tell your personal story to elected officals to make real change through policy. This event is...