DESIGNATING THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER AS LUNG CANCER AWARENESS MONTH
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same as follows:
Chapter 6 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 15DDDDD, inserted by chapter 173 of the acts of 2007, the following section:-
Section 15EEEEE. The governor shall annually issue a proclamation setting apart the month of November as Lung Cancer Awareness Month to increase public awareness of lung cancer as the leading cause of cancer death in the United States, leading to better education about the disease and thus earlier diagnoses, resulting in a higher chance of long-term survival and recommending that it be observed in an appropriate manner by the people.
Approved February 14, 2008