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Latest Updates

March 26, 2021
New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE – As Governor Michelle Lujan-Grisham is planning to call a special session to pass the Cannabis Regulation Act, a coalition of leading public health groups across New Mexico joined together to urge lawmakers to protect the state’s smokefree air laws, cautioning against the potential dangers of the this

February 2, 2021
New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, NM - Today, state legislators heard from cancer patients, survivors, and public health advocates during New Mexico’s virtual Tobacco Action Day. Even though the advocates could not travel to the capitol this year, they made their voices heard through virtual meetings, phone calls and social media. The event, organized

October 17, 2020
New Mexico

Congress holds the purse strings to fund research. They can make the difference in ending cancer as we know it, including breast cancer! Support ACS CAN and the Power of the Purse today. Everyone who donates $20 dollars will receive the 2020 purse pin pictured here. Pins will be send

February 6, 2020
New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M. – Feb. 6, 2020 – With 31.2% of high-schoolers across the nation using tobacco products, including 27.5% using e-cigarettes, volunteers from across New Mexico will ask the Legislature to prioritize tobacco prevention and cessation programs by increasing their funding by $1.5 million in 2020. At the American

New Mexico Events

November 10, 2021MST

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will host their annual ACS CAN New Mexico Cancer Summit, a premier event that brings together key leaders and decision-makers in business, education, medical research, cancer care, government, and health policy. This year we are pleased to announce that Congresswoman Melanie...

State Contacts

Marisa Trujillo
New Mexico Grassroots Manager
Priscilla Cabral-Perez
Sr. Regional Media Advocacy Manager
Brian Hummell
Government Relations Director

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