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   20 ILCS 2310/2310-363 new                                                   

        Amends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties  Law  of      
   the   Civil  Administrative  Code  of  Illinois.   Provides  that  the      
   Department of Public Health, subject to  appropriation,  must  develop      
   and  implement  oral  cancer  educational programs to (i) train health      
   care providers to screen patients for oral health cancers and properly      
   refer patients with oral  health  cancers  and  (ii)  promote  smoking      
   cessation  with  a  primary  focus on meeting the needs of underserved      
   populations.   Lists  components  that  must  be   included   in   the      
   educational  programs.  Requires the Department to establish a Prevent      
   Oral Cancer Pilot  Program  to  screen,  refer,  and  treat  high-risk      
   underserved  adults  for  whom  dental  services  are  not  ordinarily      
   available.   Allows  the pilot program to be undertaken in conjunction      
   with other cancer prevention programs.                                      
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