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Take Action! Thank Governor Cuomo For Signing Tobacco 21 Into Law!

We have exciting news. Governor Cuomo just signed Tobacco 21 into law! This is a huge deal: raising the sale age for tobacco products from 18 to 21 will help protect New York’s children for generations to come.

Latest Updates

July 16, 2019
New York

Governor Cuomo has signed legislation into law that prohibits the sale of all tobacco products to those younger than 21.

June 17, 2019
New York

ACS CAN thanks the New York State Assembly for passing a bill that protects New York State residents from having their health insurers change their drug formularies mid-year.

April 18, 2019
New York

Social Justice Groups, Parent Advocates and Public Health Organizations Kick Off “Flavors Hook Kids NYC” Campaign Call on City Leaders to Restrict the Sale of Flavored Tobacco Nearly 81 Percent of Young Smokers Start with a Flavored Product NEW YORK, NY

April 1, 2019
New York

ALBANY, NY - April 1, 2019 - The New York State Senate today passed legislation that would prohibit the sale of tobacco products to those younger than 21. The legislation passed the Assembly in March. American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) New York Senior Government Relations Director Julie

New York Events

November 8, 2019
New York, NY

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is hosting an annual policy forum, The Future of Cancer Care: From Discovery to Delivery , in New York City, Friday, November 8, 2019, 8-10am. This policy forum and networking event brings together leaders in business, cancer research, innovation, policy...

State Contacts

Danielle McMullen
Grassroots Manager
Julie Hart
Senior Government Relations Director, New York
Marc Kaplan
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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