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August 1, 2019
New Mexico

According to the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality, New Mexico measured up to policy recommendations in in four of the eight evaluated issue areas.

March 26, 2019
New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M. -- Santa Fe residents and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) volunteers Dr. Janis Gonzales and Liesl Gonzales travel to Washington, D.C., today to share the story of their daughter and sister, urge lawmakers to fully fund the bipartisan Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access and

March 13, 2019
New Mexico

An amendment filed Tuesday to House Bill 6 will severely undercut efforts to combat Big Tobacco in New Mexico, where more than 28 percent of all cancer deaths can be attributed to its products.

February 19, 2019
New Mexico

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will be presenting testimony this week at three legislative hearings in Santa Fe that could help forge a new direction in the state’s battle to address the growing crisis caused by tobacco products.

February 6, 2019
New Mexico

There are a few different tobacco related bills passing through their first House committee hearings.

February 5, 2019
New Mexico

Teresa Gomez Teresa is New Mexico's new State Lead Ambassador. She is an ovarian cancer survivor and has dedicated her time as a volunteer for ACS-CAN since 2015. In addition to her work with ACS CAN, Teresa has been involved in leadership positions in various policy arenas. She is

January 30, 2019
New Mexico

The public health community in New Mexico opposes a proposal by Sen. Clemente Sanchez to increase the state’s cigarette tax by 34 cents per pack because it will not significantly improve the health of New Mexicans.

January 28, 2019
New Mexico

Cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, students and advocates from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) rallied at New Mexico's Roundhouse today in support of increasing the state’s tobacco tax by $1.50 per pack and prohibiting minors under the age of 18 from using tanning devices.

October 31, 2018
New Mexico

Twenty-four candidates have taken the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) up on its challenge to “just say no” to Big Tobacco campaign money.