Melissa Minor-Brown Bill raising age to buy tobacco products goes to Gov. Carney By Sarah Mueller • Apr 11, 2019 Delaware Public Media Gov. John Carney is expected to sign legislation raising the legal age to buy tobacco products in Delaware. Listen Listening... / 1:31 Listen to this story Delaware lawmakers and youth activists call for raising age to buy tobacco products By Sarah Mueller • Mar 5, 2019 Sarah Mueller Youth activists are backing legislation raising the age to buy tobacco products in Delaware from 18 years old to age 21. Listen Listening... / 1:07 Listen to this story New members of General Assembly make history By Sarah Mueller • Jan 8, 2019 Sarah Mueller Legislative Hall in Dover was packed Tuesday as 17 new members were sworn into the General Assembly. The House welcomed eight Democrats and four Republicans. The Senate added five new faces, four Democrats and one Republican.