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Study: Raising Tobacco Age Lowers Chances of Picking Habit

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The study titled, “Tobacco‐21 laws and young adult smoking: quasi‐experimental evidence,” was published in Addiction. The researchers compared the smoking rates of people aged...

New York State Raises Legal Tobacco Age to 21

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Back in January, Gov. Cuomo had announced that he would include a proposal to raise the state's minimum age to purchase tobacco and electronic...

Ohio: Senate Plan Would Subject E-Cigs to the Same Tax as...

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The revised plan would subject e-cigs to an additional 17% wholesale tax. “Vapor has filled a space in Ohio that teenagers are clearly being attracted...

Texas Governor Signs Tobacco 21 Bill Into Law

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Last March, doctors, parents and vape shop owners, gathered at the State Capitol in Austin to testify on a bill that would raise the...

US Schools’ Association Backs Bill Proposing to Raise Nationwide Tobacco Age...

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The Tobacco-Free Youth Act would raise the nationwide minimum age to buy all tobacco products and e-cigarettes, from 18 to 21. The bill, co-sponsored...

Arizona Divided Over a Tobacco 21 Bill

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SB 1147 which is backed by the parent company of Philip Morris USA, would raise the legal age for purchasing tobacco and vaping products...

Two US Drugstore Chains Implement Tobacco-21 Age Sales Restrictions

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On announcing the age limit, the drugstore chains said that the effort is aimed at curbing underage tobacco use. “We’ve seen positive results from...

Proposed bill would raise national legal sales age for vaping products

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Reps. Robert Aderholt (R-Ala.) and Juan Vargas (D-Ca.) have introduced legislation meant to increase the national minimum legal sales age (MLSA) to purchase tobacco...

As big tobacco companies support Tobacco 21 proposals, the vaping industry...

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Large tobacco companies have never been consistent when it comes to the acceptance of electronic nicotine delivery systems and other alternative nicotine products on...

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb in Support of Tobacco 21

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In a congressional testimony, Gottlieb was asked by Rep. Robert Aderholt, R-Ala. whether he would be in favour of raising the minimum tobacco age...