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April 19, 2022
Maine

Today, the Brunswick Council voted unanimously to end the sale all flavored tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and menthol flavored products. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) applauds Town Council members for prioritizing the health of children and historically marginalized communities over Big Tobacco’s interests and bottom line.

February 7, 2022
Maine

PORTLAND – Today, the city of Portland will vote on a bill that would end the sale of all flavored tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and menthol flavored products. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) urges City Councilors to prioritize the health of children and historically marginalized

January 10, 2022
Maine

Augusta, ME – T omorrow, the Health and Human Services Committee of the Maine legislature will hold a public hearing on LD 867 “An Act To Prohibit Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccinations for 5 Years To Allow for Safety Testing and Investigations into Reproductive Harm”. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network

June 29, 2021
Maine

AUGUSTA – The Maine Legislature’s Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee has finalized a budget deal without including Governor Mills’ provision to end the sale of menthol and all flavored tobacco products. They also failed to include $5 million/year in additional funding for the state’s tobacco control program. Advocacy groups

State Contacts

Hilary Schneider
Maine Director Government Relations
Emily Johnson
Grassroots Manager
Amber Herting
Associate Director, Media Advocacy

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