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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

April 11, 2019
Massachusetts

By Matt Murphy STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, APRIL 10, 2019.....Attorney General Maura Healey joined the growing number of elected officials to call for taxing e-cigarettes and banning flavored vaping products on Wednesday, the same day House leaders said they needed more time to consider whether to tax

March 29, 2019
Massachusetts

http://berkeleybeacon.com/massachusetts-senator-pushes-to-ban-flavored-n... Stephanie Purifoy - March 29, 2019 Over 150 cancer patients, volunteers, and lawmakers rallied in the Massachusetts State House on March 28 to lobby for multiple anti-tobacco bills going through the legislative process in the state government. American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, or ACS CAN, organized

February 4, 2019
Massachusetts

The new Legislative session kicked off on January 2nd, 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 18. Our amazing volunteers responded to our request to ask their