Share

Updates matching "New Hampshire"

March 19, 2020
New Hampshire

CONCORD - Five years ago this February, Merrimack’s Tracy McGraw underwent her second surgery to treat her Stage 3C colon cancer. Originally diagnosed in 2012 at only 46 years old, she knows that detection, surgery and additional treatment, saved her life. Since her initial diagnosis, relapse, and long course of

March 17, 2020
New Hampshire

Happy Saint Patrick's Day, New Hampshire! I wanted to update you all on a few things concerning COVID-19 here in New Hampshire as it relates to our work here at ACS CAN. Firstly, the legislature is out of session this week, and next week they'll reevaluate whether they're going to

March 11, 2020
New Hampshire

"To the editor: This month, we celebrate International Women’s Day. The theme this year is equality: “an equal world is an enabled world.” There’s a major inequality women in low- and middle-income countries are facing right now related to cervical cancer — an inequality our members of Congress can do

January 8, 2020
New Hampshire

CONCORD – Today, the New Hampshire Senate voted in support of legislation that would increase the statewide age of sale for tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, from 19 to 21. This would bring the state law into parity with recent federal legislation which increased the federal tobacco sales age to

January 8, 2020
New Hampshire

New Hampshire trying to comply with federal minimum age for tobacco and vape sales State lawmakers are trying to clear up any confusion over the minimum age to buy tobacco products in New Hampshire. At the start of the new year, the minimum age to buy cigarettes or vaping

December 16, 2019
New Hampshire

Happy Holidays, Granite Staters! Please save our date: our annual Legislative Breakfast will be held on Thursday, January 30th from 8:00-10:00am at the State House in Concord. This event is a chance for us to connect with our lawmakers and discuss how we can make cancer a priority in New

November 21, 2019
New Hampshire

CONCORD — If Massachusetts becomes the first state in the nation to ban menthol-flavored cigarettes, backers and opponents both say it will likely boost sales in New Hampshire. The Massachusetts House recently approved legislation to ban all flavored cigarettes, tobacco and vaping products. Some political observers in Boston believe the

November 20, 2019
New Hampshire

CONCORD – Cancer patients and survivors will mark the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) 44th annual Great American Smokeout, taking place on Thursday, by calling on lawmakers to protect the health of New Hampshire residents by passing strong tobacco control legislation. Only by tackling tobacco use through a comprehensive approach can

October 22, 2019
New Hampshire

"Last month I had the honor of representing New Hampshire on Capitol Hill along with nearly 700 other American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network volunteers. We gathered in Washington, D.C., to urge lawmakers to make cancer a national priority" Read more here.