Governor Cuomo has signed legislation into law that prohibits the sale of all tobacco products to those younger than 21.
New York Press Releases
ACS CAN thanks the New York State Assembly for passing a bill that protects New York State residents from having their health insurers change their drug formularies mid-year.
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.
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.
At New York City Council Hearing ACS CAN Calls For Prohibiting the Sale of All Flavored Tobacco Products
NEW YORK, NY – January 30, 2019 – American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Managing Director for Government Relations Bill Sherman strongly advocated for Int 1345-2019 and Int 1362 at a New York City Council Health Committee Hearing today.
ALBANY, NY –Jan. 12, 2019 – Earlier today, Governor Cuomo announced his Executive Budget proposal will include a sweeping package of tobacco control policies designed to curb tobacco use and protect kids from ever picking up a tobacco product.
ACS CAN Renews Commitment to Provide Cancer Patients and Advocates a Strong Voice Within the Halls of Government
ALBANY, NY – December 21, 2018 – In an effort to further strengthen the impact of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) on their policy efforts, ACS CAN has announced two appointments in New York and Pennsylvania. Rachel Mayo of Pittsburgh, PA has been prom