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Increase Funding for the State's Tobacco Control Programs

It's time to restore the cuts to the state's tobacco control program. Ask the DE Joint Finance Committee to invest in our kids future by increasing funding for the state tobacco prevention and cessation programs by at least $ 1 million.  

Latest Updates

May 6, 2019
Delaware

DOVER, DE , April 17, 2019 – Governor Carney today enacted a law that will prohibit the sale of tobacco products to those younger than 21. The bill signing took place during Delaware Day at the Capitol, during which cancer survivors and caregivers met with state lawmakers to tell their

March 19, 2019
Delaware

DOVER, DE - March 19, 2019- The Delaware State Senate today passed legislation (SB25) that would prohibit the sale of tobacco products to those younger than 21. American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Delaware Government Relations Director Jeanne Chiquoine released the following statement: “Tobacco 21 is a sound

March 6, 2019
Delaware

DOVER, DE – March 5, 2019 – Governor Carney today announced his support for legislation (Senate Bill No. 25) that would raise the age of for sale of tobacco products to 21 from the current age of 18. American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Delaware Government Relations

January 22, 2019
Delaware

DOVER, DE –Jan. 17, 2019 – Earlier today, during his State of State Address, Governor John Carney announced his support for enacting a law that would prohibit the sale of tobacco products to those younger than 21. Currently tobacco products can be sold to people as young as 18.

Delaware Events

November 13, 2019
Philadelphia, PA

Join Us on November 13, 2019 as we look at The Future of Cancer Care with key experts from Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware.

State Contacts

Jeanne Chiquoine
Delaware Government Relations Director
Marc Kaplan
Senior Specialist, Division Media Advocacy
Albany, NY

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