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NY: Improve Reporting on Physical Education in New York City

While significant improvements have been achieved since the City Council first approved a Physical Education Reporting Law in 2015, more work remains.  

Latest Updates

October 22, 2018
New York

ALBANY, September 4, 2018 — Today, the Essex County Board of Supervisors took an important step in protecting the youth of the county by raising the minimum legal sales age for tobacco products to 21. The American Heart Association and the American Cancer Society applauded the board’s action. Bob Elling,

October 5, 2018
New York

ACS CAN volunteer Marcia Earle was among 700 volunteers nationwide to participate in ACS CAN Leadership Summit and Lobby Day in Washington DC in September. Marcia visited the offices of members of congress to as for support for cancer related policuies and programs. Here is a TV report featuruing Marcia:

August 16, 2018
New York

ALBANY, NY – August 16, 2018 – Governor Cuomo has signed a bill into law that protects New York’s young people by prohibiting the use of indoor tanning devices by minors under the age of 18. ACS CAN New York Government Relations Director Julie Hart released the following statement: “We

August 9, 2018
New York

ALBANY, NY – August 9, 2018 – New York State must act when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer. According to the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce

New York Events

January 24, 2019
New York, NY

Join passionate volunteers from across the five boroughs of New York City for an action-packed day as we converge on city hall to represent our communities in the fight for a world free of cancer. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to meet with your city lawmakers and network...

State Contacts

Lucy Miller
Grassroots Manager
Julie Hart
New York Government Relations Director
Marc Kaplan
Senior Specialist-Division Media Advocacy

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