Owatonna, Minn. Passes Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase

At its meeting on Tuesday, the Owatonna City Council gave its final approval to an ordinance that will raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco...
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FDA Announces Proposed Record-Keeping Rules for Substantial Equivalence

Yesterday, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) published proposed rules for the process of applying for agency approval of e-cigarettes and vaping products. Almost...
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Sen. Durbin Files Tobacco Tax Equity Act

Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., has introduced the Tobacco Tax Equity Act Of 2019, through which he seeks to establish the first federal tax on e-cigarettes,...
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Pima County, Ariz. Rejects Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase, Tucson Delays Vote

A push to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products in Arizona’s second most populous county failed this week, as the Pima County Board...
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Lewiston, Maine Bans Smoking in Parks

Smoking in the parks, playgrounds and recreational facilities of Lewiston is a thing of the past, as this week the city council unanimously approved an...
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Wyoming Legislators Advance Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase

Wyoming could be among the next wave of states to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21-years-old, as on Wednesday the Joint...
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Paola, Kan. Increases Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21

The city of Paola, Kansas has joined the Tobacco 21 movement, as the city council approved a proposal to raise the minimum age to purchase...
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Second Pennsylvania Legislator Introduces Tobacco Purchase Age Increase Bill

The Tobacco 21 movement is likely to get a strong push in Pennsylvania during the upcoming legislative session, as a second legislator has introduced a...
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Franklin, N.H. Raises Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21, Bans Tobacco Use in Parks

At its most recent meeting, the Franklin City Council approved a pair of anti-tobacco ordinances, raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21-years-old...
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Braham, Minn. Raises Tobacco Purchase and Possession Age to 21

Minnesota continues to be a hotbed of municipalities raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21-years-old, and earlier this month the Tobacco 21...
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Florida Representative to Pursue Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase

This week, Florida State Rep. Jackie Toledo, R-Tampa, held a press conference to announce that she will push to raise the state’s minimum age to...
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