Age Restrictions

Tobacco Purchase Age Increase Appears to Have Go-Ahead in Amherst, Mass.

After falling off the priority list last year, a proposal to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21-years-old in Amherst, Mass. came...
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Garfield, N.J. Expected to Increase Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

It appears that the city of Garfield, N.J. will be raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 19 to 21 at its April...
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Bill to Raise Tobacco Purchase Age in Washington Moves Forward, With Changes

A bill to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco and nicotine delivery products in Washington state continues to move forward, but a few changes...
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Upper Arlington, Ohio Considers Minimum Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase

A one-man movement to increase the minimum age to purchase tobacco, similar to the one seen in Massachusetts, could becoming to Ohio. Dr. Rob Crane,...
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Washington D.C. Minimum Smoking Age Increase Proposed

There’s a new proposal in Washington D.C., and it’s not cigar friendly. Council member Kenyan McDuffie, D, has proposed a new bill that would increase...
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Lexington, Mass. Headed Towards Tobacco Purchase Age Increase

Lexington, Mass. appears headed towards an increase of the age to purchase tobacco products after the town’s board of health was recently given full control...
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Greenfield, Mass. Increases Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

There’s one less town in Massachusetts where 18-year-olds can buy tobacco products, as the Greenfield Board of Health voted unanimously to raise the age to...
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Senators Propose Raising Minimum Tobacco Purchasing Age to 19 in Texas

A bill that would raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco in the state of Texas from 18 to 19 is currently in the Texas...
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Greenfield, Mass. Looking to Become Latest to Raise Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

Looking to follow in the path of its neighbors Montague and Leverett, the Franklin County town of Greenfield, Mass. could become the next to raise the...
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Tobacco Purchase Age Goes to 21 in Waltham, Mass. Today

Starting today, you have to be at least 21-years-old to purchase tobacco products in Waltham, Mass. The Waltham Board of Health had been working on...
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Hawaii Once Again Considering Age Increase, Park Smoking Ban

Much like last year, two bills have been introduced in the Hawaii House of Representatives that would make smoking for some much more challenging. One...
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