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Updates matching "Skin Cancer and Indoor Tanning"

May 21, 2019
Maine

LD 1297, an act to reduce youth cancer risk - We all know someone who frequents the tanning salon to get that golden glow; teens prepping for prom or maybe someone looking to get some color before heading to a tropical vacation.

May 15, 2019
South Carolina

Victory in the fight against cancer requires bold new public policies that promote cancer prevention, early detection of cancer, and expand access to quality, affordable health care. Lawmakers make many decisions that impact the lives of South Carolinians touched by cancer and their leadership is vital to defeating this disease.

May 12, 2019
Maryland

ANNAPOLIS - Today, Gov. Larry Hogan will enact two measures that will protect Maryland’s youth from increased risk of cancer. He will sign both legislation which will increase the statewide age of sale for tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, from 18 to 21, as well as legislation which will prohibit the

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 5, 2019
Montana

HELENA, Mont. – April 5, 2019—The House Judiciary Committee has blocked a key public health bill from being voted on by the full House. Senate Bill (SB) 21 would restrict minors from indoor tanning. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and the Montana Academy of Dermatology speak

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.

April 2, 2019
Florida

Earlier today, Maryland’s Senate passed HB124 which would prohibit those under 18 from using indoor tanning devices. The Senate companion bill (SB299) will be voted on by the House of Delegates later this week.

March 15, 2019
Maryland

ANNAPOLIS - Earlier today, Maryland’s Senate passed a bill that would prohibit those under 18 from using indoor tanning devices in the state. Yesterday, the House of Delegates passed the same legislation. Following is a statement from Jocelyn Collins, Maryland’s government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action