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    ACC GRANTEE, BODY AND SOUL PROGRAM, FEATURED ON KAIT 8 IN JONESBORO

    Elroy Brown, Executive Director for Mississippi County Coalition for a Tobacco-Free Arkansas and Dedric Davis, Master Gardner, were recently featured on KAIT 8, ABC’s local affiliate in Jonesboro, raising awareness of the Body & Soul program. Promoting cancer prevention in the African American community is the focus of the program.   [Read More]   Through […]

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    BE SUN S.M.A.R.T.

    ACC Encourages Sun Protection by Being Sun S.M.AR.T   S.M.A.R.T stands for:  S – Slip on a hat or t-shirt M – Move to the shade A – Apply sunscreen R – Re-apply sunscreen every few hours T – Tell your friends to be Sun S.M.A.R.T   {Read More] Skin Cancer is Common but Preventable […]

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  • Mckenna

    A Tan Is Not a Sign of Health: Sharon McKenna, Melanoma Survivor, Shares Her Story

    Sharon McKenna works as a sun safety manager with the Arizona Department of Health Services. Let’s put it out there—I’m a fair-skinned redhead who grew up believing a tan was a sign of health. I spent summers as a lifeguard and vacations at the beach, and I never wore sunscreen. I started each summer creating […]

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  • Hawaii

    Hawai’i Makes History by Passing Bill to Increase Age of Sale for Tobacco Products to 21

    Hawai’i made history with final passage of legislation to prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21. The bill now goes to Governor David Ige, whose signature will make Hawai’i the first state in the nation to raise the tobacco sale age to 21. This bold step will reduce smoking […]

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