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Forest Lake, Minn. Raises Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21

At its Aug. 26 meeting, the Forest Lake City Council adopted an ordinance that will make the minimum age to purchase tobacco products 21-years-old as...
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California Closing Another Cigar Tax Loophole

For the second time in the last year, the State of California is closing a tax loophole used by cigar companies. Effective Oct. 1, 2019,...
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Los Angeles County Considering Flavored Tobacco Ban

Los Angeles County is considering a proposal that would ban the sale of flavored tobacco products. According to the Los Angeles Times, the county’s Board...
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Woodburn, Ore. Bans Tobacco Use in Parks

A ban on the use of tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and other inhalant systems, was approved by the Woodburn City Council at its most recent...
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Litchfield, Minn. Plans Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase

The central Minnesota town of Litchfield is poised to increase the minimum age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21. Yesterday, the Litchfield City Council...
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Singapore Plain Packaging Goes Into Effect July 2020

All tobacco products sold in Singapore will be required to be sold in plain packaging effective July 1, 2020. The country has set the deadline...
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Dwight, Illinois Bans Tobacco Use in Parks

Responding to a presentation by high school students, the Dwight Village Board of Trustees has passed a ban on the use of tobacco within parks...
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FDA, Cigar Industry Due Back in Court in October

The cigar industry is due back in court, two courts actually, in October to continue its legal fight against the U.S. Food & Drug Administration...
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St. Mary’s County, Md. Parks Tobacco Ban Begins Sept. 1

Parks in St. Mary’s County, Md. will be going tobacco-free as of Sept. 1, meaning a complete ban on smoking, the use of tobacco in...
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Wisconsin Legislators to Pursue Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase

There will be a push in the Wisconsin Legislature this session to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21-years-old and have the...
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