New Jersey Cancer Action Center


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Children choosing healthy drinks

Make Healthy Beverages the Default Drink Option for Kids

Nearly one in three children is overweight or obese in this country; unhealthy food and drink consumption increases their risk of suffering from chronic disease as they grow into adulthood.

Latest Updates

January 13, 2020
New Jersey

The New Jersey State Legislature has passed legislation restricting the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. It is crucial for the sale of all flavors of all tobacco products to be prohibited.

November 21, 2019
New Jersey

To mark the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout, ACS CAN asks for passage and enactment of measures to protect health and save lives.

October 3, 2019
New Jersey

The New Jersey Electronic Smoking Device Task Force's proposals were released by Governor Murphy.

August 9, 2019
New Jersey

This new law will help provide coordinated care for the patient and family.

State Contacts

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

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