Nassau County, New York is considering increasing the sales age of all tobacco products to 21. Karen Bloomenfeld, along with other anti-tobacco advocates, medical professionals, and legislators, testified in support of raising the age. Arnold Drucker, a county commissioner in Nassau, stated that the law should be, “equal and level all over Nassau County”.  We couldn’t agree more and look forward to welcoming Nassau County into the 225+ localities that have raised the age.

Check out the links below for the story from Newsday.

Karen Bloomenfeld addressing the public and media

Karen and Commissioner Arnold Drucker after the T21 hearing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Lincolnshire, Illinois raises the age
Last week, Lincolnshire, Illinois trustees decided unanimously to adopt #T21! They are one of many communities around Chicago to continue the city's lead in raising the age, which the city passed in 2016.
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Yahoo for Lincolnshire, Illinois for raising their smoking age to 21 !