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’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.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahomans from across the state gather at the Capitol on Monday to ask for expanded access to health care and policies that will help curb tobacco use. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network of Oklahoma’s annual Day at the Capitol puts cancer advocates face-to-face with
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network of Oklahoma thanks both Rep. Harold Wright for authoring House Bill 2288 and its volunteers for tirelessly advocating to clear the air for all workers.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A team of advocates and staff in Oklahoma was recognized for their dedication and exceptional work in cancer advocacy by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). ACS CAN, the advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society, presents the State Advocacy Team of the