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Tobacco 21

Kentucky Senator Pre-Files Bill to Raise Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21

As the Kentucky Legislature get ready to open up its 2020 sessions, Sen. Ralph Alvarado, R-Winchester, has pre-filed a bill that seeks to raise the...
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Eagle, Colo. Changes Course, Raises Tobacco Purchasing Age

In August, the Eagle Board of Trustees rejected a proposal to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products by a 3-4 vote, with one...
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Indiana Governor Makes Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase Part of 2020 Agenda

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb released his 2020 Next Level Agenda today, and included on the list of to-dos is getting the minimum age to purchase...
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Pennsylvania Governor Signs Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase Bill

Pennsylvania is officially joining the Tobacco 21 movement, as on Wednesday, Gov. Tom Wolf signed S.B. 473 into law. The bill raises the minimum age...
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Garfield County, Colo. Raises Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21

Colorado continues to be a hotbed of support for the Tobacco 21 movement, as this week the Garfield County Board of Commissioners voted to raise...
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Carl Junction, Mo. Makes 21 Tobacco Purchasing Age

Add Carl Junction to the list of cities joining the Tobacco 21 movement, as this week the Board of Aldermen voted to raise the minimum...
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Pennsylvania House Passes Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase, Sends to Governor

A bill to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products and electronic smoking devices from 18 to 21-years-old in Pennsylvania is one signature from...
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House Committee Exempts $12+ Cigars from FDA’s Substantial Equivalence, Most New Anti-Tobacco Regulations

And finally some good news. Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Health passed H.R. 2339, the Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act of...
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Understanding H.R. 2339: A Doomsday Scenario for the Cigar Industry That Probably Won’t Happen

Earlier this week, the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Health passed H.R. 2339, the Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act of 2019. The bill includes...
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House Subcommittee Passes Bill Banning Online Sales of Tobacco Products, Flavored Tobacco, Increase Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

One of the strongest federal anti-tobacco bills proposed in recent memory passed its first hurdle earlier today. The U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Health...
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New York’s Tobacco Purchasing Age Increases to 21 Today

The minimum age to purchase tobacco products throughout the state of New York is now 21-years-old after legislation went into effect today that sees the...
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