New Jersey Cancer Action Center


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Raise the cigarette tax to save lives

Increasing the price of cigarettes in New Jersey by $1.65 per pack will save 18,700 lives in our state. Ask Governor Murphy to raise the price of these products and devote funds to programs that prevent kids from starting to use tobacco products and help current tobacco users quit. 

Latest Updates

September 16, 2020
New Jersey

ACS CAN New Jersey Governmnt Relations Government Relations Director submitted this to the Assembly Budget Committee on Sept. 10, 2020

September 14, 2020
New Jersey

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society, provided written testimony today to the New Jersey Assembly and Senate Budget Committees today regarding the fiscal year 2021 budget. In the testimony ACS CAN called for: Protecting all New

September 4, 2020
New Jersey

Gov. Murphy today announced an upcoming Executive Order that will prohibit smoking in casinos.

September 3, 2020
New Jersey

Gov. Murphy has signed an Executive Order that allows smokng indoors at casinos and outdoors where food is served. ACS CAN asks Gov. Murphy to work with the legislature to remove this loophole.

New Jersey Events

November 20, 2020

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is the nation's leading advocacy organization working every day to make issues facing cancer patients a national and state priority. CANCER HASN'T STOPPED. So neither have we. ...

State Contacts

Sr. Maggie Lopez, Ed. D.
New Jersey Grassroots Manager
Michael Davoli
Government Relations Director
Marc Kaplan
Senior Specialist, Division Media Advocacy

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Do you have a personal story about how cancer has impacted you or someone you love? Real stories are how ACS CAN ensures that no one becomes a statistic.