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The tobacco industry wants South Carolina lawmakers in Columbia to choose tobacco profits over the health of your kids! Tell your SC Senator to protect our kids today.

Latest Updates

March 7, 2023
South Carolina

COLUMBIA, SC –March 7, 2023  – Late last week, Sen. McElveen, Sen. Kimpson, and Sen. Senn signed their names to defer a bill that would take away the power of all localities in the state to pass laws that regulate the sale of tobacco products from the typical legislative process

February 7, 2023
South Carolina

COLUMBIA, SC – February 7, 2022 – At the pressure of Big Tobacco and its allies, lawmakers are once again moving quickly with a proposal that would endanger the health of our children by taking away the freedom of cities and counties to pass policies stronger than the state law

November 17, 2022
South Carolina

GREER, SC– November 16, 2022 – Cancer patients and survivors are marking the American Cancer Society's 47 th annual Great American Smokeout® tomorrow by calling on elected officials to protect the health of all Greer residents by enacting a strong smoke-free law that protects residents from secondhand smoke exposure.

May 2, 2022
South Carolina

COLUMBIA, SC – May 2, 2022– As session nears a close, a bill that would take away the right of local elected officials to pass policies that protect South Carolina children and teens from tobacco addiction has the potential to move quickly through the last days of session, as lawmakers

State Contacts

Beth Johnson
South Carolina Government Relations Director
Taylor Hall
Media Advocacy Manager
Jon Charest
Grassroots Manager

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