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December 30, 2019
Massachusetts

Cambridge, MA - Medway’s Alice L. Pomponio has been named to the Board of Directors of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the advocacy affiliate for the American Cancer Society (ACS). As a member of the Board, Ms. Pomponio will provide leadership and guidance for ACS CAN,

November 27, 2019
Massachusetts

BOSTON - Today, Gov. Charlie Baker signed into law a bill that that will prohibit the sale of all flavored tobacco products in the Commonwealth, including mint and menthol flavors, e-cigarettes, chewing tobacco and cigars. It also taxes e-cigarettes at 75% of wholesale and improves access to cessation services. The

November 20, 2019
Massachusetts

BOSTON – Today, the Massachusetts Senate voted in support of legislation that would prohibit the sale of all flavored tobacco products in the Commonwealth, including mint and menthol flavors, e-cigarettes, chewing tobacco and cigars. It would also tax e-cigarettes at 75% of wholesale and improve access to cessation services.

November 13, 2019
Massachusetts

BOSTON – Today, the Massachusetts House of Representatives voted in support of legislation that would prohibit the sale of all flavored tobacco products in the Commonwealth, including mint and menthol flavors, e-cigarettes, chewing tobacco and cigars. It would also tax e-cigarettes at 75% of wholesale and improve access to cessation

Massachusetts Events

March 18, 2020
Boston, MA

Join fellow advocates, cancer survivors and caregivers to meet with your Massachusetts lawmakers and ask them to support legislation that will help eliminate cancer as a major health problem. Training for Lobby Day will take place in March, with multiple times available - we will help you prepare, even if...

June 15, 2020
Cambridge, MA

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...

State Contacts

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

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