New York Cancer Action Center


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2021 ACS CAN New York Cancer Action Week

Our yearly New York lobby event has a new name and is moving to a virtual platform! Join us for our first Cancer Action Week happening March 1st through 5th. The event will include virtual meetings with key legislators and a week of easy online actions for our whole network to particpate in. 

Latest Updates

December 15, 2020
New York

Several public health organzations ask Governor Cuomo for increase tobacco tax.

November 19, 2020
New York

ACS CAN marked the Great American Smokeout by asking for increased tobacco taxes in New York State.

October 13, 2020
New York

Watch our Cancer Chats Series to learn more about how policy changes can help fight cancer.

October 7, 2020
New York

The New York State Department of Health released statistics today showing that cancer patients and survivors still struggle with tobacco addiction. ACS CAN Senior New York Government Relations Director Julie Hart is calling for an increase in tobacco taxes and to use that revenue to fund the Tobacco Control Program.

State Contacts

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

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