Chris Hansen, ACS CAN President

ACS CAN President Lisa Lacasse shares her views on the impact of advocacy on the cancer fight.


Blog posts tagged "tobacco industry"

July 1, 2013

Massachusetts Passes Historic Tobacco Tax Increase

Shortly, Massachusetts will be home to the second highest cigarette tax in the country. This honor comes after the state legislature passed a $1 increase to the stateŠ—'s cigarette tax last week as part of a larger transportation bill. The increase will bring MassachusettsŠ—' tax to $3.51 a pack.

February 21, 2013

Tobacco Industry Exploits Trade Agreements

The TPP trade negotiations present an important opportunity to begin, and set a precedent for, treating tobacco products differently to achieve the economic development, poverty alleviation and health goals the president discussed.