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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.

October 18, 2019
New Hampshire

"The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is the leading cancer advocacy organization in New Hampshire. That means we work with state and federal lawmakers to make sure all cancer patients have access to treatment, researchers have funding to find cancer cures, kids are protected from Big Tobacco and cancer

October 7, 2019
New Hampshire

TO THE EDITOR: I recently returned from Washington, D.C., where I had the honor of representing New Hampshire on Capitol Hill. Along with nearly 700 of my fellow American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network volunteers from across the country, I traveled to Washington to urge our lawmakers to make cancer

September 25, 2019
New Hampshire

CONCORD, NH (September 25, 2019) - The American Heart Association and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network are deeply disappointed by the action of NH lawmakers and Governor Sununu in coming to an agreement on a state budget that raises the age for tobacco sales only to 19 years.