S.1279 – An Act Regulating the Sale of Flavored Tobacco Products

"I'm not just worried about my generation, I'm worried about my little brother's"- 8th grade student, Holbrook Middle-High School It is no secret that tobacco companies target young people. Decades ago, Big Tobacco marketed cigarettes to young people in an attempt to get lifelong customers hooked on their products. Over time, we saw the terrible … Continue reading S.1279 – An Act Regulating the Sale of Flavored Tobacco Products

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