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Age Restrictions

Indiana’s Tobacco Purchasing Age Increases to 21

Indiana’s minimum age to purchase tobacco products is now 21-years-old. The changes were proposed and approved via SB 1, which increased the age to both...
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Pennsylvania’s Minimum Tobacco Purchasing Age is Now 21

The new minimum age to purchase tobacco and tobacco alternative products in Pennsylvania is now 21-years-old, as a bill passed in Nov. 2019 went into...
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Iowa’s Tobacco Purchasing Age Now 21-Years-Old as Governor Signs Bill

On Monday, Iowa’s governor, Kim Reynolds, signed SF 2268 into law, which immediately raised the state’s minimum age to purchase tobacco and vaping products from...
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Napa, Calif. Passes First Reading of Flavored Tobacco Ban, Parks Smoking Ban

This week, the Napa City Council passed the first reading of an agenda item that will reform a number of aspects of tobacco consumption, namely...
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Palatine, Ill. Makes Tobacco Possession Age 21-Years-Old

In an attempt to close what they saw as a loophole in Illinois’ tobacco purchasing age law, leaders in the village of Palatine have raised...
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Michigan Senate Passes Cigar Tax Changes, Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase

This week, the Michigan State Senate passed a group of tobacco-related bills that include an increase to the state’s minimum age to purchase tobacco purchasing...
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Iowa Legislature Approves Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase, Governor Expected to Sign Bill

On Thursday night, the Iowa House of Representatives approved SF 2268, a piece of legislation that will increase the minimum age to purchase tobacco and...
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Colorado Senate Approves Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase

Colorado appears to be the next state in line to revise its tobacco purchasing age, as today the state Senate approved HB20-1001, which revises the...
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Oklahoma Governor Signs Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase Into Law

A bill to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products in Oklahoma to 21-years-old has received the signature of Gov. Kevin Stitt, who signed...
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Minnesota Increases Minimum Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21 (Update)

Minnesota is one signature away from increasing the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21. Update (May 16, 2020) — Gov. Tim Walz signed...
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Bill to Increase Minimum Purchasing Age for Tobacco to 21 Heads to Oklahoma Governor’s Desk

After quickly passing both the House and Senate in early March, a bill that would increase the minimum age to purchase tobacco to 21 in...
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