Massachusetts Cancer Action Center

Action Center

MA State House

RSVP for 2023 ACS CAN Massachusetts Lobby Day

Join the ACS CAN Massachusetts team for an impactful IN-PERSON lobby day at the State House in Boston on Wednesday, June 21st! There will be an exciting program planned full of issue briefings, social media activites, sit-down meetings with legislators, and more.

Latest Updates

April 12, 2023
California, Colorado, District Of Columbia, Illinois, Massachusetts, National, New Mexico, New York

Attorneys General for six states and DC today announced a $462 million multi-state settlement to be paid out by JUUL Labs, following an investigation into its underage marketing practices to attract youth to its addictive e-cigarettes.

January 26, 2023

The new Legislative session kicked off on January 3rd, and we're excited to share information on ACS CAN Massachusetts priority issues. ACS CAN Massachusetts worked with legislative champions and partner organizations to file bills before the deadline of January 20th. Click the link above to read more: Here are the

January 21, 2022

Kate Weissman State Lead Ambassador Kate Weissman is a five-year Stage 2B cervical cancer survivor. She has been a part of ACS CAN, serving as the ACT Lead for Congressional District 7, since October 2018. She is dedicated to educating people about cervical cancer and tackling the issue

January 5, 2022

A newly released, first of its kind study by the American Cancer Society (ACS) shows that Massachusetts’ law ending the sale of all flavored tobacco products, including menthol flavored cigarettes, implemented in June 2020, tremendously decreased menthol and all (menthol and nonflavored) cigarette sales in the state.

Massachusetts Events

September 29, 2023
Boston, MA

Join us for the 16 th Annual ACS CAN Research & Health Equity Forum , held in-person on September 29th, where we convene leaders from life sciences, health care, government, academia, and businesses to network and discuss how we can work together to accelerate research and innovation, and advance health equity across the country.

State Contacts

Marc Hymovitz
Massachusetts Government Relations Director
Julia Seremba
Grassroots Manager
Amber Herting
Associate Director, Media Advocacy

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