tobacco purchasing age

Suffolk County Legislator Files Bill to Raise Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

After closing out 2013 with a promise to introduce a bill that would raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco in Suffolk County, NY from…

Utah Senator Files Bill to Raise Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

After beginning the process of raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 19 to 21 late in 2013, Utah Senator Stuart Reid (R-Ogden)…

Newburyport, Mass. Could Up Tobacco Purchase Age to 19

Massachusetts continues to be a hotbed of proposals that would raise the minimum age to buy tobacco from 18 to 19-years-old, as the town of…

Healdsburg, Calif. To Consider Raising Tobacco Purchase Age

The Healdsburg, Calif. City Council is considering making their city the first in the state to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco from 18…

Franklin, Mass. Considering Sweeping Tobacco Reform

The town of Franklin, Mass. has scheduled a hearing that could lead to sweeping tobacco reform in the town of approximately 33,000 residents. The town’s…

Hopkinton, Mass. Board of Health Rejects Tobacco Purchase Age Increase Proposal

This week the Hopkinton, Mass. Board of Health rejected a proposal to increase the minimum age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21, rebuffing a…

Suffolk County (NY) To Consider Increase in Minimum Age to Purchase Tobacco

Following on the heels of New York City’s recent increase in the minimum age to buy tobacco from 19 to 21, nearby Suffolk County will…

New Jersey State Senator Proposing Raising Smoking Age to 21

New Jersey State Senator Richard Codey (D-Essex County) is leading an effort in the state’s legislature to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco from…