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Raise the age of sale of tobacco products to 21

Please sign our petition asking Illinois lawmakers to support legislation to raise the state sale age of tobacco products to 21.  

Latest Updates

November 28, 2018
Illinois

Today, the Illinois House of Representatives failed to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of legislation to raise the minimum age of tobacco sales to 21 years old. In response, Shana Crews, Illinois government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, issued the following statement:

November 14, 2018
Illinois

Today, the Illinois State Senate overrode Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of legislation to raise the minimum age of tobacco sales to 21 years old. In response, Shana Crews, Illinois government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, issued the following statement:

October 25, 2018
Illinois

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network recently honored Woodridge resident Judy Rospenda with its Capitol Dome Volunteer of the Year award at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

October 18, 2018
Illinois

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network recently honored Olney resident Polly Sulcer with its Capitol Dome Volunteer of the Year award at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

Illinois Events

January 26, 2019
Hoffman Estates, IL

Join ACS CAN’s Illinois advocacy team to learn how you can make a difference in the fight against cancer through advocacy.

February 2, 2019
Springfield, IL

Join ACS CAN’s Illinois advocacy team to learn how you can make a difference in the fight against cancer through advocacy.

State Contacts

Shana Crews
Illinois Government Relations Director
Maggie Osborne
Illinois Grassroots Manager
Tracy Lytwyn
Sr. Specialist, Media Advocacy

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