New York Cancer Action Center


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2018 Day At The Capitol Attendees

2020 American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network New York Day at the Capitol

On May 11th we will bring together cancer survivors, caregivers, and advocates from across the state to speak with their lawmakers about issues important to cancer patients and their families.

Latest Updates

January 17, 2020
New York

A diverse coalition brought the lifesaving message to the Capitol that the sale of all flavors of all tobacco must be prohibited.

January 8, 2020
New York

Governor Cuomo has announced during his State of the State address that he supports legislation to restrict the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. ACS CAN Senior New York Government Relations Director Julie Hart reacted by saying we must address all flavored tobacco products.

December 12, 2019
New York

The New York State Department of Health's Public Health and Health Planning Council renewed the regulation prohibting the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. The regulation does not include menthol. The council is seeking comments on menthol.

November 21, 2019
New York

The New York City council has adanced a bill prohibiting the sale of flavored tobacco products. They did not avance a bill which incudes menthol. On the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout ACS CAN asks for menthol to be included.

State Contacts

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

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