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Six MA Lawmakers Receive Advocacy Award for Cancer Policy Work

BOSTON – April 15, 2019– Earlier this month, Sen. Jason Lewis, Sen. Sal DiDomenico, Rep. Paul McMurtry, Rep. Hogan, Rep. Sean Garballey and former Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez were awarded the Distinguished ... read more

California, Massachusetts Best at Preventing, Treating Cancer

California and Massachusetts met the ACS CAN benchmarks in six or more categories ... "By passing the cancer-fighting measures laid out in this report, lawmakers will not only be saving lives today ... read more

Hearing on assisted dying bill due today on Beacon Hill

BOSTON - As lawmakers prepare to hear ... after he was approached six years ago by a constituent who had been diagnosed with terminal stomach cancer and wanted to see Massachusetts adopt a policy ... read more

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Lewis Receives Distinguished Advocacy Award For Cancer Policies

Jason Lewis joins colleagues from the House and Senate to receive the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (Courtesy Photo) BOSTON, Ma – Sen. Jason Lewis was awarded the Distinguished ... read more

Black voices are missing from push for legal pot in the conservative South

“We have to work together ... state lawmakers and advocates pushing to legalize cannabis are starting to focus on racial equity and discrimination in the criminal justice system. In blue states such ... read more

"I could die in the street": For cancer survivor, health care debate gets personal

It's a message that lawmakers are hearing from doctors' groups ... was battling a blood cancer. Against the doctor's advice, she continued to work full time as a paralegal, through chemotherapy and ... read more

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Earlier this year team owner Arthur Blank, players and coaches participated in a series of events including police ride-alongs, teen mentoring, home builds and meetings with advocacy ... presented ... read more

Thousands Converge On U.S. Capitol To Demand Mental Health Care Reform

While lawmakers ... it were cancer or diabetes, there would be a revolution. This is a simple issue. We should never think about turning away people with mental illness.” Deeds, this year’s recipient ... read more

African Americans miss out on medical-pot push in Florida, other Southern states

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PRESSLEY’s Priorities bump – Most LEGISLATORS uncontested – Worcester County is POT central

Emilio represented Haverhill's Third Essex District for over a decade in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. Previously, he had served on the Haverhill City Council for six years ... to ... read more



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