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RSVP for The Future of Health Care: The Promise of Clinical Trials in Advancing Cancer Care

ACS CAN Connecticut's 5th annual policy forum The Future of Health Care: The Promise of Clinical Trials in Advancing Cancer Care will be held on Thursday, December 3, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. 

Latest Updates

February 5, 2020

HARTFORD - In his budget message today, Gov. Lamont called for several tobacco control provisions, including restricting the sale of all flavored e-cigarettes, including menthol, in Connecticut. However, his proposal did not restrict the sale of other flavored tobacco products such as menthol cigarettes and fruit and candy flavored

May 31, 2019

HARTFORD - The Connecticut Senate marked today, World No Tobacco Day, by voting in support of HB7200. This bill would increase the statewide age of sale for tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, from 18 to 21. The House of Representatives approved the legislation earlier this month and it now heads

February 20, 2019

HARTFORD – In advance of his inaugural budget address, Gov. Ned Lamont has expressed his support for raising the age of sale for all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, to 21. The following statement can be attributed to Bryte Johnson, Connecticut director of government relations for the American Cancer Society Cancer

February 6, 2019

"While suspensions and expulsions in Connecticut schools are on the decline, the incidence of such disciplinary action in connection with vaping is increasing dramatically, according to a report released Wednesday by the state Department of Education." Read Full Article

Connecticut Events

December 3, 2020

CANCER HASN’T STOPPED. So neither have we. On December 3rd, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will host, in virtual format , our 5th annual forum in Connecticut to examine the current impact and future potential of clinical trials in cancer care, with a focus...

State Contacts

Natalie Cullen Shurtleff
Connecticut Grassroots Manager
Bryte Johnson
Director Government Relations and Advocacy
Amber Herting
Associate Director, Media Advocacy

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