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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

November 12, 2019
Massachusetts

BOSTON - Today the House Ways and Means Committee has released 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.

September 24, 2019
Massachusetts

BOSTON – Gov. Charlie Baker has declared e-cigarettes a “public health emergency” and has enacted a ban on the sale of e-cigarette products in Massachusetts. The following can be attributed to Marc Hymovitz, Massachusetts director of government relations for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN): “ACS CAN

September 19, 2019
Massachusetts

Link to letter online To the editor: As a concerned healthcare worker and volunteer with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, I am writing to stress the alarming increased use of e-cigarettes and flavored tobacco products in middle and high school students. In 2011, 1.5 percent

May 2, 2019
Massachusetts

BOSTON – Tomorrow, Philip Morris International Chief Executive Officer André Calantzopoulos will be the keynote speaker at the Boston College Chief Executives Club luncheon. According to Boston College, his speech will focus "on the company’s vision to create a smoke-free future backed by science, technology and innovation to offer less

April 22, 2019
Massachusetts

https://www.southcoasttoday.com/news/20190420/cancer-prevention-advocate... 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

https://www.yourarlington.com/design19/359-pol-serve/15550-tobacco-04061... 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
Massachusetts

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
Massachusetts

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