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Massachusetts Youth Tobacco Prevention Petition

95% of adults who smoke started by the age of 21.  Massachusetts Lawmakers, please take a stand against Big Tobacco by passing legislation that will:

Latest Updates

August 29, 2017
Massachusetts

ACS CAN Massachusetts will be focusing on a variety of issues in the 2017-2018 Legislative Session. Below is an update on those that have had movement in the past month: While the legislature is still in session in August, we don’t expect movement on any of our issues until after

August 29, 2017
Massachusetts

Affordable Care Act Replacement – Support development and enactment of legislation which continues the protections for cancer patients and survivors that guarantee access to adequate and affordable health insurance coverage, and cancer prevention screening and services. Failed Senate Repeal and Replace Vote an Opportunity to Address Nation’s Health Care System

June 16, 2017
Massachusetts

State Updates ACS CAN Massachusetts will be focusing on the following issues in the 2017-2018 Legislative Session: Comprehensive Youth Tobacco Prevention: Comprehensive tobacco control legislation which would increase the age of sale for tobacco products from 18 to 21, prohibit sales of tobacco in pharmacies, add electronic-cigarettes

June 16, 2017
Massachusetts

Affordable Care Act Replacement – Support development and enactment of legislation which continues the protections for cancer patients and survivors that guarantee access to adequate and affordable health insurance coverage, and cancer prevention screening and services. In early May, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act

State Contacts

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

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