New Jersey Cancer Action Center


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2018 NJ Cancer Action Week Registration

New Jersey Cancer Action Week brings together volunteers from across the state to speak with their lawmakers about issues important to cancer patients. 

Latest Updates

January 16, 2018
New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ –Jan. 16, 2018 – American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), New Jersey Government Relations Director Brian Shott released this statement prior to Governor Philip D. Murphy’s inauguration: “It is projected that in 2018 more than 53,000 New Jerseyans will hear the chilling message that they

December 15, 2017
New Jersey

ACS CAN Applauds Action on Lifesaving Tobacco Prevention Measure TRENTON, NJ –December 15, 2017 – Governor Chris Christie has signed a bill into law (A3338) that will dedicate one percent, nearly $7 million, of cigarette and tobacco tax dollars, to the New Jersey tobacco control program,

October 10, 2017
New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ –October 5, 2017 – Both candidates for governor of New Jersey have publicly stated their positions on how, if elected, they would work to make cancer a policy priority. As part of its Cancer Votes program, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is contacting

August 22, 2017
Maine, New Jersey, Oregon

In less than a month, three states – Maine , New Jersey and Oregon – have enacted laws that prohibit the selling of cigarettes and other tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21. Smoking rates have declined in recent years, but the use

State Contacts

Sr. Maggie Lopez, Ed. D.
New Jersey Grassroots Manager
Brian Shott
Government Relations Director
Marc Kaplan
Senior Specialist, Division Media Advocacy

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