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Anti-tobacco bills advance in District, would raise age to buy cigarettes to 21

Other bills bar vaping in public places, chewing tobacco at sports stadiums
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California Senate votes to raise smoking age to 21

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The state Senate on Tuesday approved a bill that would raise the minimum legal age for buying cigarettes and other tobacco products from 18 to 21 as part of an effort to reduce smoking by young people.

NYC Smoking Age Officially Raised To 21

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Teenagers will soon be prohibited from buying cigarettes in NYC, as part of a new bill that Mayor Bloomberg signed into law today. The change goes into effect in 180 days, raising the minimum age on purchases of certain tobacco prod...

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TRENTON — The state Assembly gave final legislative approval Monday to a bill that would outlaw the sale of tobacco and vaping products to people under age 21. The bill, which passed 49-20 with five abstentions, has been criticized ...

Soon You'll Have to Be 21 to Buy Cigarettes in New York City

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The New York City Council has passed some tough new laws for cigarettes: City lawmakers approved the bill — which raises from 18 to 21 the purchasing age for cigarettes, certain tobacco products and even electronic-vapour smokes — a...

Emanuel's bid to raise age to buy cigarettes, add tobacco taxes gets initial OK

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposal to raise the legal age to buy cigarettes in Chicago to 21 and hike a series of tobacco taxes got preliminary approval from aldermen Wednesday morning after fines were increased for people caught selling...


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