New York Cancer Action Center


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2018 Day At The Capitol Attendees

2020 ACS CAN New York Day at the Capitol goes virtual!

In the interest of protecting the health of our volunteers, we’ve made the decision to transition our New York Day at the Capitol to a virtual event.

Latest Updates

February 4, 2020
New York

February 4, 2020 --Earlier this morning the NYC Cancer Consortium, which includes the five NYC Cancer Centers designated by the National Cancer Institute, delivered a letter to New York Council Speaker Corey Johnson in support of Introduction 1345, which would restrict the sale of menthol cigarettes in New York City.

January 21, 2020
New York

In his budget address, Governor Cuomo has called for restricting the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. ACS CAN is calling for a more comprehensive approach..

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.

New York Events

November 20, 2020
New York, NY

Future of Cancer Care Policy Forum in New York City The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is hosting its annual policy forum, The Future of Cancer Care , in New York City, on Friday, November 2020. This policy forum and networking event will bring together...

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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