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Massachusetts Prescription Transparency Petition

Massachusetts Lawmakers: Please make health care plan prescription drug information available to consumers before they purchase a plan including

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April 22, 2019
Massachusetts By Susannah Sudborough Contributing Writer Posted Apr 20, 2019 at 1:00 PM BOSTON — Activists are mounting pressure on the Legislature to do more to prevent youth tobacco use, advocating for legislative strategies that are likely to reduce the youth market. Cancer patients,

April 16, 2019
Massachusetts Created: 06 April 2019 | Last Updated: 16 April 2019 | Written by Derek Keenan | Hits: 524 Garballey State Rep. Sean Garballey (D-Arlington) has received the 2019 Massachusetts Distinguished Advocacy Award from the Cancer Action Network and American Cancer Society. The award is

April 15, 2019

Award is an Honor Bestowed by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) By Amber Herting, Neighbor | Apr 15, 2019 2:18 pm ET BOSTON – April 15, 2019– Earlier this month, Sen. Jason Lewis, Sen. Sal DiDomenico, Rep. Paul McMurtry, Rep. Hogan, Rep. Sean Garballey

April 15, 2019

Posted Apr 15, 2019 at 11:27 AM Updated Apr 15, 2019 at 11:27 AM Submitted by the American Cancer Society . State Sen. Jason Lewis was awarded the Distinguished Advocacy Award, a prestigious honor bestowed by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in

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June 17, 2019
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The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is the nation's leading advocacy organization working every day to make issues facing cancer patients a national and state priority. Conquering cancer is as much a matter of public policy as it is scientific discovery. Whether...

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Melissa Stacy
Grassroots Manager, Massachusetts
Marc Hymovitz
Massachusetts Government Relations Director
Amber Herting
Associate Director, Media Advocacy

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