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Latest Updates

June 12, 2018
New York

Albany, NY – June 12, 2018 – The New York State Senate today passed a bill (S.5585a) to prohibit the use of indoor tanning devices by minors under the age of 18. The bill was already passed by the assembly and will now go to Governor Cuomo’s desk. “Kids

June 6, 2018
New York

White Plains, NY - June 6, 2018- Westchester County Executive George Latimer has signed a bill into law that will prohibit the sale of tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, to anyone under 21 years of age. American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) New York Government Relations Director Julie Hart

January 3, 2018
New York

Julie Hart, director of New York government relations for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) released the following statement following the delivery of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s State of the State Message: “In 2017 Governor Cuomo, and the state legislature enacted numerous important public health measures such as

September 12, 2017
New York

WASHINGTON, DC – September 11, 2017 – Sandra Cassese of Woodstock was awarded the Volunteer Award for Excellence in Advocacy by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) for her efforts to help make cancer a national priority. Each year, a lead volunteer who has demonstrated strong, consistent

New York Events

December 14, 2018
New York, NY

The Future of Cancer Care: From Discovery to Delivery New York City, December 14, 2018, 8:00-10:00am The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is hosting an annual policy forum, The Future of Cancer Care: From Discovery to Delivery , in New York City, December...

State Contacts

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

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