Meet Jennifer Damon
Jennifer is a survivor, now she is dedicated to helping others.
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Meet Stacy-Ann Walker
Meet CT advocate Stacy-Ann Walker.
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Rhode Island Tobacco Control Advocates
Would you like to get more involved in the fight against Big Tobacco in your community? Join us November 28th for a training workshop that will inspire local tobacco policy change!
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Elise Baldacci Deane - An Advocate with Heart
Meet Elise, amazing mom and advocate.
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DC Council Hears from Constituents about Strengthening Tobacco Policy!
On May 3, 2017, advocates from the American Heart Association (AHA) You’re the Cure network, came together with several other organizations to educate DC Councilmembers about strengthening tobacco control policy and funding in the District. The joint advocacy day was a combined effort with the American Cancer Society, American Lung Association, and Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, all organizations that share AHA’s concern about tobacco use in the District.
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Go Red For Women Day at the Legislature
Thank you for registering for Go Red For Women Day at the Legislature! This will be a memorable event that includes lunch with the NC Women’s Legislative Caucus.
Youth Advocates Add Their Voice to the Call to Raise the Age
On March 7 nearly 100 high school students descended on the state capitol in Olympia with a clear message for lawmakers: It’s time to raise the age to purchase tobacco products.
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It’s Time to Increase the Price of Tobacco in Montana
Did you know that Montana has not raised the state tobacco tax in over a decade?
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The Lawmakers are In
Legislative sessions are in across the Mid-Atlantic (MAA) and your advocate voices are making a difference on important health issues.
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Deb Wells is no stranger to adversity, considering her long personal history with stroke and heart disease. A self-proclaimed "Type A workaholic, " Deb was caught by surprise when she suffered a stroke while on a business trip with her husband in Maui in 1998. Seven years following the stroke, she was finally diagnosed with sick sinus syndrome, and has since had two pacemakers implanted. Deb Wells is grateful every day to be alive and shares her personal story often as a You’re the Cure advocate. Today, however, Wells has another story to share. This time her family's.