CONCORD – Today, New Hampshire’s Senate Finance Committee voted on key public health budget measures relating to tobacco control.
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American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Priorities for 2021 Legislative Session: Granite State Budget Opportunities
CONCORD, NH – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) looks ahead to what public health initiatives our lawmakers can accomplish in the 2021 legislative session particularly in light of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
CONCORD - Five years ago this February, Merrimack’s Tracy McGraw underwent her second surgery to treat her Stage 3C colon cancer. Originally diagnosed in 2012 at only 46 years old, she knows that detection, surgery and additional treatment, saved her life.
CONCORD – Today, the New Hampshire Senate voted in support of legislation that would increase the statewide age of sale for tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, from 19 to 21.
Amidst Youth E-cigarette Epidemic, Advocates Mark Great American Smokeout by Calling for Action to Prevent Tobacco Addiction
CONCORD – Cancer patients and survivors will mark the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) 44th annual Great American Smokeout, taking place on Thursday, by calling on lawmakers to protect the health of New Hampshire residents by passing strong tobacco control legislation.
CONCORD, NH (September 25, 2019) - The American Heart Association and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network are deeply disappointed by the action of NH lawmakers and Governor Sununu in coming to an agreement on a state budget that raises the age for tobacco sales only to 19 years.
CONCORD – Today, the New Hampshire legislature re-referred a bill to raise the minimum age for tobacco sales, including e-cigarettes, from 18 to 21 years old back to it’s committee to be studied over the summer.
CONCORD – When she was 55, Nottingham’s Fiona Wood underwent a routine colonoscopy and was diagnosed with colon cancer.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: New Statewide Poll Shows Overwhelming Opposition to Changes in NH’s Smoke-Free Law
CONCORD – January 25, 2017 – Poll results released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) showed that the voters of New Hampshire are overwhelmingly supportive of the state’s current smoke-free law and oppose attempts to once again allow smoking in certain public pla