New Jersey Cancer Action Center


Action Center

Healthy Kids' drinks

Every child in New Jersey deserves a healthy future.

There is increasing evidence that exposure to excess body fat over the course of a lifetime, beginning in childhood, has adverse health consequences. What children eat and drink today affects their future cancer risk.

Latest Updates

February 26, 2020
New Jersey

In his annual budget package, Gov. Murphy propose an increase in cigarette taxes. ACS CAN reacted.

February 22, 2020
New Jersey

Gov. Murphy has announced that a tumor was detected on his kidney. ACS CAN offers support.

February 19, 2020
New Jersey

In advance of Gov. Murphy's budget message, ACS CAN New Jersey Government Relations Director Samantha DeAlmeida asks for cancer issues to be addressed.

January 27, 2020
New Jersey

ACS CAN has released our New Jersey legislative agenda for 2020. We are seeking fo restrict the sale of all flavored tobacco producs. We are also looking for improve access to care and access to healthy foods.

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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