New Jersey Cancer Action Center


Action Center

All casino workers and patrons deserve clean air!

It is time to once and for all permanently prohibit smoking inside all New Jersey casinos. All casino workers deserve smokefree air.

Latest Updates

June 24, 2021
New Jersey

ACS CAN applauds new investment in New Jersey Commission on Cancer Research.

June 22, 2021
New Jersey

Trenton – Today, New Jersey lawmakers released budget numbers that reflect a dangerous reduction in screening for critical cancer screening programs, by reducing the budget of the New Jersey Cancer Education and Early Detection Screening Program (NJCEED) from $3.5 Million to $3.1 Million, an 11 percent cut. NJCEED offers

June 9, 2021
New Jersey

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) has issued a final exam to New Jersey state lawmakers and is calling on them to answer five questions before adjourning for summer and standing for election in November.

June 3, 2021
New Jersey

New Jersey Casinos have been smoke-free due to the pandemic. Lawmakers are considering legislation that would bring smoking back to casinos. These organizations are asking to put the health of all New Jerseyans first.

New Jersey Events

November 19, 2021

To learn more about Event Sponsorship, Leadership Gifts, or Corporate Membership Opportunities click here. Virtual Forum Focus | Advancing Research, Innovation and Health Equity Cancer remains a critical public health problem and how new cures are...

November 19, 2021

ACS CAN NY & NJ 2021 Policy Forum: Advancing Research, Innovation and Health Equity (Virtual) Friday, November 19, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:30am

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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