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Why Do You Support T21

Ask Lawmakers to Co-Sponsor Tobacco 21

Eevryone has a reason to support tobacco 21. A loved one lost. A child you want to protect. Share your reason with lawmakers and ask them to co-sponsor the bill to increase the tobacco sale age from 18 to 21. 

Latest Updates

February 20, 2019
Connecticut

HARTFORD – In advance of his inaugural budget address, Gov. Ned Lamont has expressed his support for raising the age of sale for all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, to 21. The following statement can be attributed to Bryte Johnson, Connecticut director of government relations for the American Cancer Society Cancer

February 6, 2019
Connecticut

"While suspensions and expulsions in Connecticut schools are on the decline, the incidence of such disciplinary action in connection with vaping is increasing dramatically, according to a report released Wednesday by the state Department of Education." Read Full Article

January 22, 2019
Connecticut

ACS CAN Connecticut Government Relations Director Bryte Johnson Interviewed The City of Bridgeport became the second city in the state to raise the age of sale of tobacco to 21-years-old. The vote passed 16-1. Bryte Johnson Chairman of the MATCH Coalition, said this is good news for Bridgeport and

January 20, 2019
Connecticut

ACS CAN Connecticut Government Relations Director Bryte Johnson Interviewed Bryte Johnson, Government Relations Director, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network discussed opportunities for the state of Connecticut to improve its efforts around tobacco control cancer, prevention and improving access to care. More

State Contacts

Natalie Cullen Shurtleff
Connecticut Grassroots Manager
Bryte Johnson
Director Government Relations and Advocacy
Amber Herting
Associate Director, Media Advocacy

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