On July 1, 2020 new measues become law that will protect New Yorkers from some strategies of Big Tobacco that attract people to the dangerous addiction.
New York Press Releases
On ‘No Menthol’ Sunday, Public Health and Social Justice Organizations Call to End Sale of All Flavored Tobacco
On the day before New York State's flavored e-cigerette law takes affect, public health and social justice organizations ask for the sale of all menthol tobacco roducts to also be prohibited.
Hundreds of cancer survivors and advocates are participating in a virtual Day at the Capitol to ask lawmakers to preserve funding for lifesaving screenings.
ACS CAN joined with 30 other organizations to ask Governor Cuomo to support funding for life saving and health protecting programs in New York State.
The New York State Legislature has ageed to a budget that addresses tobacco use. ACS CAN Senior New York Government Relations Director Julie Hart commented.
A diverse coalition brought the lifesaving message to the Capitol that the sale of all flavors of all tobacco must be prohibited.
ACS CAN Reacts to Governor Cuomo’s State of the State in which he Called for Restricting the Sale of Flavored E-cigarettes
Governor Cuomo has announced during his State of the State address that he supports legislation to restrict the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. ACS CAN Senior New York Government Relations Director Julie Hart reacted by saying we must address all flavored tobacco products.
ACS CAN Reacts to the New York State Department of Health’s Public Health and Health Planning Council Renewing Flavored E-cigarette Regulation
The New York State Department of Health's Public Health and Health Planning Council renewed the regulation prohibting the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. The regulation does not include menthol. The council is seeking comments on menthol.