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Generational Tobacco Ban

Newton, Mass. Considering Banning Tobacco Sales to Anyone Born After 2003

Massachusetts was the birthplace of the American Tobacco 21 movement. It appears that it will also be home to the start of generational tobacco bans.

U.K.’s Generational Tobacco Ban Clears Key Vote

If passed, it would be illegal for anyone born after 2008 to purchase tobacco products in the U.K. The bill now heads to committees where it can be further debated and amended.

New Zealand’s Government Scrapping Generational Tobacco Ban (Update)

The new government of New Zealand says it will repeal the law before March 2024.

Report: Pressure Builds to Exempt Cigars from Proposed U.K. Generational Smoking Ban

The Sun says that a dozen senior MPs are pressuring the Department of Health to exempt cigars from the proposed law.

United Kingdom to Vote on Banning Tobacco Sales to Anyone Born After 2008

The proposal, which was studied by Boris Johnson’s government in 2022, will now be voted on in Parliament.

Hong Kong Considering Generational Tobacco Ban, Higher Taxes, Plain Packaging & More

Hong Kong’s Health Bureau is surveying residents on potential new tobacco regulations encompassing everything from increased tobacco taxes to nicotine limits to a generational tobacco ban.

Generational Tobacco Ban Bill Dies in Hawaii Senate

Generational smoking bans were introduced this year in California, Hawaii and Nevada. None of them have gained much traction, let alone passed.

Bill That Would Have Banned Cigarettes in Nevada Dies in Committee

The bill would have banned the sale of cigarettes to anyone born after Dec. 31, 2002, outlawed the sale of cigarettes in 2030 and banned flavored e-cigarettes. It contained no changes for cigars.