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Thank the Joint Finance Committee for Maintaining State Funding for Cancer and Tobacco Control Programs

We know these are uncertain times in Delaware, but the future could soon look even worse for those who rely on state programs to prevent and treat cancer. Fewer screenings for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer. Less funding to prevent kids from using tobacco and to help adults quit.

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March 24, 2020
Delaware

Because of the closing of the State Capitol to visitors, we are encouraging volunteers to advocate virtually.

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

State Contacts

Jeanne Chiquoine
Delaware Government Relations Director
Marc Kaplan
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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