New Mexico Cancer Action Center


Action Center

Advocates at Rally for Tobacco Use Prevention

Ask Candidates Running for Governor to Reject Tobacco Money

Tobacco companies spent $1.4 million in New Mexico over the last four years on campaign donations; they fund candidates who they believe will oppose anti-smoking laws. Sign our petition asking gubernatorial candidates to reject contributions from Big Tobacco!

Latest Updates

October 3, 2018
New Mexico

According to the latest report, candidates for office in New Mexico have taken $8,750 in contributions from Big Tobacco between Aug. 1, 2018, and Sept. 3, 2018.

September 21, 2018
New Mexico

We all want to enjoy our retirement years, replacing work with fun and relaxing activities, like playing tennis, reading, yoga, traveling, and seeing family. Regina has done all of those things since she retired from her career as a nurse. But Regina also felt that there was a need for people to learn and talk about cancer.

September 7, 2018
New Mexico

Nearly 20 candidates in New Mexico have taken the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network up on its challenge to “just say no” to Big Tobacco campaign money.

August 30, 2018
New Mexico

In the latest edition of ACS CAN’s “How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality,” New Mexico received an unsatisfactory grade for access to palliative care because it has failed to adopt evidence-based policies and best practices.

New Mexico Events

November 10, 2018
Albuquerque, NM

Join us for a day of interactive training as we prepare for the 2019 state legislative session and beyond! We are thrilled to announce that NM Representative Elizabeth "Liz" Thomson will be speaking with advocates about the impact their stories have at the Roundhouse.

State Contacts

New Mexico Grassroots Manager
Sandra Adondakis
New Mexico Government Relations Director
Adrienne M. Lynch
Senior Specialist, Media Advocacy

Share Your Story

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.