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Editorial: Raise the tobacco purchase age to 21 – Albert Lea Tribune

It’s time to raise the age for purchasing tobacco products in Minnesota to 21, up from 18. It’s simple logic…

Editorial: A good step to fight a lifetime of nicotine addiction – St. Louis Today

She adds that the bill’s purpose is to prevent teens from getting addicted to tobacco product, not to restrict their freedoms.

Editorial: A good step to fight a lifetime of nicotine addiction – St. Louis Dispatch

Highly addictive nicotine is the core problem. Tobacco companies have known this for decades and even juiced up the nicotine content in their products to help boost sales and profits.

Cattaraugus Co. to raise tobacco purchasing age – WKBW Buffalo

On Wednesday, the county legislature considered a bill that would bump the age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21. The bill easily passed the legislature…

Editorial: Raise the age – Lawrence Journal-World

As with alcohol and gambling, it makes sense to delay the decision to use such products until the age of 21. The Tobacco 21 initiative can save lives and is a cause worth supporting…