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Age Restrictions

Hingham, Mass. Raises Tobacco Purchase Age to 19

Last night, the Hingham, Mass. Board of Health voted to increase the minimum age to purchase tobacco products and electronic cigarettes by one year, upping...
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Montpelier, Vt. Revisits Smoking Ban, Discusses Purchase Age Increase

Earlier this year, the Montpelier City Council was asked to ban smoking in the city’s parks, an issue that the council seemed in favor of...
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Columbia, Mo. Board of Health Endorses Tobacco Purchase Age Increase

Just shy of two months since Columbia City Councilwoman Ginny Chadwick proposed that the city raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18...
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Teaneck, N.J. Raises Minimum Purchase Age for Tobacco to 21

Wednesday night, the town council of Teaneck, N.J. voted to increase the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21, a change that will take...
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Saugus, Mass. Raises Minimum Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21

Yet another Massachusetts town will be making it illegal for those under the age of 21 to purchase tobacco. As of Jan. 1, 2015, the...
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Holbrook, Mass. Increases Tobacco Purchase Age to 19

When the town of Holbrook, Mass. rings in 2015, it will also usher in a new minimum age to purchase tobacco products, as the board...
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Minimum Purchasing Age Hike for Tobacco Debate Back on in Nassau County

In March, a proposal to raise the minimum purchasing age for tobacco from 19 to 21 in Nassau County, N.Y. was tabled. Now, the same...
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Dennis, Mass. Board of Health Looking at Raising Tobacco Purchase Age

Seeing how an increase in the minimum purchase age to purchase tobacco has affected the neighboring town of Yarmouth, Mass., the board of health in the...
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Evanston, Ill. Raises Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

After weeks of proposals, revisions and a delayed vote, the Evanston City Council unanimously passed an ordinance on Monday night that bans the sale of...
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Healdsburg, Calif. Raises Minimum Purchasing Age to 21

After over 10 months of debate, Healdsburg has become one step closer to becoming the first city in the state of California to make it...
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Minimum Purchase Age Vote Expected Monday in Healdsburg, Calif.

Healdsburg, Calif. could become the first city in the Golden State to restrict tobacco purchases to persons at least 21-years-old, as a vote on the...
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