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October 22, 2018
Connecticut

ACS CAN Connecticut Director of Government Relations Bryte Johnson Quoted “We know the tobacco industry uniquely targets young people to replace consumers dying from their products, and too many of our children are becoming addicted before they even have a chance to grow up,” said Bryte Johnson, director of

October 22, 2018
Connecticut

ACS CAN Connecticut Volunteers Evelyn and Roger Levesque Quoted For the 16-year-old, it’s a fight that’s personal. She and her father got to see their fight pay off Monday when the Hartford City Council approved increasing the age limit to buy tobacco and nicotine products to 21 and older.

October 19, 2018
Connecticut

Op-Ed by ACS CAN Connecticut Volunteers Dr. Andrew Salner & Jose Ortiz While the financial costs are astounding, the real price we pay from tobacco use is with our health: heart disease, cancer, lung disease — to name only a few of the terrible, life altering diseases that smoking

October 15, 2018
Connecticut

ACS CAN volunteers and Hartford students Evelyn and Trever spoke at the Hartford City Council meeting Monday in support of increasing the tobacco sale age to 21. View Coverage from NBC Connecticut

October 15, 2018
Connecticut

CT Mirror: In A State Of Great Wealth, All The Healthcare Some Can Afford

October 12, 2018
Connecticut

CT News Junkie: Vaping Among High School Students Spiking

October 11, 2018
Connecticut

The following letter was published in the Middletown Press on October 11, 2018. Recently, I had the honor of representing Connecticut on Capitol Hill by traveling to Washington, D.C., with nearly 700 of my fellow American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network volunteers from across the country to

October 10, 2018
Connecticut

"Also in attendance was Adam Clemens from Glastonbury, who became an ACS CAN advocate over a decade ago in honor of his mother, who he lost to breast cancer. Clemens met with Connecticut's Congressional delegation to ask for support in three key areas in the cancer fight. They discussed the

October 8, 2018
Connecticut

HAMDEN – For the fifth consecutive year, Hamden’s David “Coach” Koch has ranked among the top ten in the country in fundraising through the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) “Lights of Hope” program. The annual “Lights of Hope” ceremony features more than 25,000 lighted bags which are