Published on December 10, 2021
THURSDAY November 9, 2021 (NPR/Associated Press) — WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand’s government believes it has come up with a unique plan to end tobacco smoking — a lifetime ban for those aged 14 or younger. Under a new law the government announced Thursday and plans to pass next year, the minimum age to buy cigarettes would keep rising year after year.
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The Prevent Cancer Foundation is saddened by the death of former Kansas Senator Bob Dole after his months-long battle with stage IV lung cancer. He lived an extraordinary life of service, as a soldier in World War II, in Congress and as a cancer prevention advocate.
In 1993, Sen. Dole, a prostate cancer survivor, began to partner with the Prevent Cancer Foundation and the Hutchinson Clinic to bring free prostate-specific antigen (PSA) tests for prostate cancer to eligible men at the Kansas State Fair, the first booth in what later became the Prevent Cancer Foundation State Fairs Program. The Bob Dole Health Awareness and Screening Booth continued at the Kansas State Fair for more than 20 years, providing screenings for additional cancer types, as well as prevention education for attendees.