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An Act Modernizing Tobacco Control

On November 27, 2019, Massachusetts made history when Governor Charlie Baker signed An Act Modernizing Tobacco Control into law. This first-in-the-nation tobacco control legislation bans the sale of all flavored tobacco products in Massachusetts, imposes new regulations on the sale of e-cigarettes and vaping devices, and increases access to cessation products for all those looking … Continue reading An Act Modernizing Tobacco Control

More Reflections and thoughts on the Moria Refugee Camp, Lesvos, Greece

January 2, 2019 After a long day in the Moria Refugee Camp on Lesvos, our group went for dinner at a restaurant in Mytilene. It's owned by a Syrian refugee who spent time in the Moria Camp. After months, he was able to travel in Greece, and ultimately could have gone to France. He chose … Continue reading More Reflections and thoughts on the Moria Refugee Camp, Lesvos, Greece

Reflections and thoughts on the Moria Refugee Camp, Lesvos, Greece

I have spent the last week on the island of Lesvos, Greece, working in the Moria and Kara Tepe refugee camps. Below are some reflections and thoughts. Monday, December 31, 2019 We cooked and we danced. As we cooked together, the meal preparation was interrupted several times by spontaneous dance to the Arabic music playing … Continue reading Reflections and thoughts on the Moria Refugee Camp, Lesvos, Greece