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New York - protect our kids and restrict the sale of flavored tobacco products!

Big Tobacco is hooking our kids with flavors like cherry, vanilla and even unicorn poop. The numbers don't lie. More than 80 percent of kids who have used tobacco started with a flavored product. It's time to stop Big Tobacco from hooking our kids
with flavors.

Latest Updates

September 15, 2019
New York

Governor Cuomo has released rules prohibiting the sale of flavored e-cigarettes in New York State. The rule exempts menthlol.

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

New York Events

September 21, 2019
LATHAM, NY

Join new and veteran volunteers from across New York for our annual volunteer training. Together we will: Celebrate our legislative victories Learn new skills to become a more effective advocate Get a full update of our State and Federal Legislative Priorities- including increasing funding for cancer research, fighting tobacco use,...

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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