hidden American Heart Association applauds Connecticut legislators passing tobacco cessation and prevention funding

American Heart Association applauds Connecticut legislators passing tobacco cessation and prevention funding

The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, applauds the Connecticut state legislature for recently passing substantial and sustained funding for tobacco control programs. The final state budget includes $12 M annual funding for educating about the harms of tobacco use, to help prevent youth from

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Maine’s Legislative Session Wins, More Work to be Done

Thank you for all your advocacy efforts over this year’s legislative session! We had some great victories thanks to your outreach, but unfortunately, some issues failed to move as we’d have liked! Please take a minute to thank your legislators for their work and ask them for their continued support! Click here to send a

hidden Despite more than 20 years on her heart journey, she remains hopeful

Despite more than 20 years on her heart journey, she remains hopeful

Jessica Blomn’s story of survival has spanned more than two decades. “My journey is a long one,” she said. “It all began when I was in my senior year at Montclair State University, where I was one of the team captains for the swim team and president of my sorority.” Jessica’s doctor suggested she see

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American Heart Association NYC statement in response to proposed FDA rules for the regulation of menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars

NEW YORK, NY, April 28, 2022 — The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) today released proposed rules for the regulation of menthol cigarettes and all flavored cigars. We commend this science-based approach to reducing disease and death related to the use of combustible tobacco products because it will help significantly reduce youth initiation, increase the