Updates matching "New Mexico"

February 22, 2024
New Mexico

SANTA FE, NEW MEX. – February 22, 2024 – State Representative Joy Garratt was honored with the ‘Legislative Champion Award’ by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) during a luncheon, Thursday. This award is the highest honor given by the organization. Garratt was recognized for her leading role in expanding access to biomarker testing in New Mexico. She served as a lead sponsor for HB 73 during the 2023 legislative session.

January 31, 2024
New Mexico

More than a dozen cancer survivors, patients, and caregivers convened at the Santa Fe Roundhouse for ‘New Mexico Cancer Action Day’ on Tuesday afternoon. During the event, hosted by The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), cancer advocates met with state lawmakers and urged them to support policies that impact the fight against cancer.

April 12, 2023
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Attorneys General for six states and DC today announced a $462 million multi-state settlement to be paid out by JUUL Labs, following an investigation into its underage marketing practices to attract youth to its addictive e-cigarettes.

April 5, 2023
New Mexico

New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed House Bill 73 Wednesday, expanding access to biomarker testing to more patients statewide. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and its team of volunteers, including cancer survivors, patients, caregivers and partners applaud the Governor and State Legislators for taking this extraordinary step in prioritizing the needs of patients in New Mexico and revolutionizing their access to care.

March 22, 2023
New Mexico

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) applauds members of the New Mexico State Legislature for passing House Bill 73 as the 2023 legislative session wrapped up. With the signature of Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, the bill will expand access to biomarker testing statewide, helping to revolutionize cancer care in New Mexico.

February 8, 2023
New Mexico

Link to video and interview SANTA FE – February 8, 2023 - The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) hosted a ‘Cancer Action Day’ at the state capitol in conjunction with the New Mexico Allied Council on Tobacco (NMACT), today. Joyce Graves,

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