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NY: 2019 NYC Lights of Hope at City Hall

Join ACS CAN in NYC on May 29th for a Lights of Hope display. 

Latest Updates

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

March 18, 2019
New York

Tesimony by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network to the New York City Council Health Committee March 18, 2019 New York, NY Chair Levine and members of the Health Committee, thank you for the opportunity to testify today. My name is Michael Davoli and

February 26, 2019
New York

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the American Heart Association, the American Lung Association and Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids today kicked off a campaign to present 21 reasons to each New York State lawmaker on the importance of enacting legislation to prohibit the sale of tobacco to those younger than 21. One message presented in compelling graphic form will be delivered each day. This legislation is commonly referred to as Tobacco 21.

New York Events

May 29, 2019
New York, NY

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will be honoring those who have been touched by cancer and remembering those lost, with a Lights of Hope ceremony on the steps of New York's City Hall on May 29th. Lights of Hope bearing the names of those touched by...

May 30, 2019
Albany, NY

Join us on May 30 th for the 2019 ACS CAN Closing the Health Disparity Gaps in Cancer Policy Forum in Albany. Despite decreasing cancer death rates across the nation, not all have benefited equally from advances in prevention, early detection and...

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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