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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

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.

November 29, 2018
Delaware

Victory in the fight against cancer requires bold new public policies that promote cancer prevention, early detection of cancer, and expand access to quality, affordable health care. Lawmakers make many decisions that impact the lives of Delawareans touched by cancer and their leadership is vital to defeating this disease.

State Contacts

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

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