Tobacco Control Actions

North Dakota

Register for the 2017 North Dakota Cancer Summit on October 25, in Bismarck, where we will discuss healthcare trends currently impacting North Dakota.

National

The facts are clear: Every 30 seconds, another child tries their cigarette. Last year, the tobacco industry spent $8 billion marketing cigarettes Nearly 90% of adult smokers begin smoking before age 19

District Of Columbia

The DC Council recently raised the minimum age of sale for tobacco products from 18 to 21, which is great news! But, unless there is funding in the budget to support these changes, the new law cannot be implemented. This is a critical piece of legislation that can help keep...

Delaware

It's sad that nearly 1400 adults in Delaware will die this year due to tobacco related illnesses. It's time to do something about it! Tell your legislators to support a $1.00 per pack tax increase on cigarettes and enact a parallel increase on other tobacco products. It's a WIN-WIN for Delaware.

Washington

Legislation has been introduced in Washington to raise the age of sale of tobacco products to 21. Please take a moment to send a message to your legislator letting them know you support this issue.

Vermont

Last week, the Vermont Senate had the opportunity to protect kids from the dangers of tobacco. Unfortunately, I’m sorry to report that instead of voting on a bill to increase the statewide sales age of tobacco from 18 to 21, the Senate instead chose to delay, setting the bill aside...

Illinois

Raising the minimum age of sale for tobacco products to 21, is our next step in the battle to protect the health of Illinois children.

New York

Tobacco use is the number one cause of preventable death in New York City, killing approximately 12,000 people each year. One reason for why so many New Yorkers continue to use tobacco is because of the overwhelming number of places where tobacco can be legally purchased in the five boroughs...

Washington

Legislation has been introduced in Washington to raise the age of sale tobacco products to 21. Please take a moment to send a message to your legislator letting them know you support this issue!

Maine

95% of adults who smoke started before age 21. According to the Institute of Medicine, raising the national sale age of tobacco products to 21 could help reduce the prevalence of smoking by 12%, saving lives and dollars.