2014 News

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Tobacco 21 takes effect March 1 in Lawrence, MA – Eagle Tribune

As of March 1, no one under 21 will be allowed to buy cigarettes, cigars or other tobacco products in Lawrence. The Board of Health voted unanimously…

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Columbia introduces Tobacco 21 movement to Missouri, increases sales age – Columbia Tribune

The Columbia City Council voted at its regular meeting on Monday night to increase the minimum sale age for tobacco products and e-cigarettes to 21 years old…

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HAWAI’I VOTERS FAVOR RAISING THE LEGAL AGE FOR THE SALE OF TOBACCO TO AGE 21 – Tobacco Free Hawaii

When presented with arguments on both side of the issue, voters remain solidly in support of the proposal to raise the legal age for the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products to age 21…

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Teaneck bans tobacco sales to people under 21 – North Jersey

The township this week became the third municipality in the state to ban the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products to people under age 21, and news of the ban drew rebuke Thursday from a state lobby group for convenience store owners…

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Saugus tobacco sales purchase age to become 21 in January – Wicked Local

Starting in January customers will have to be 21 in order to purchase tobacco at Saugus businesses. The Board of Health voted unanimously to amend its regulations to raise the legal age to buy tobacco products in town to 21…

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Evanston City Council outlaws tobacco sales to residents under 21 – Daily Northwestern

Council approved an amendment Monday to prohibit anyone under the age of 21 from buying tobacco or liquid nicotine products. Aldermen voted unanimously to pass the proposed ordinance, making Evanston the first municipality in Illinois…

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No tobacco purchases until age 21? Healdsburg passes ban – SF Gate

The Wine Country city of Healdsburg, known for enticing tourists with its bounty of fresh food and drink, now has another distinction: It’s the first place in California to ban tobacco sales to anyone younger than 21…

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Hull raising age to buy tobacco products to 21 – Patriot Ledger

The town’s board of health unanimously approved the restriction at its meeting Tuesday, making the town the state’s 33rd community where you must be 21 to purchase tobacco products…

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Raising legal age in Wayland for tobacco sales – Wayland Local

Wayland will have more stringent regulations on the sale of tobacco and nicotine delivery products, as well as smoking in workplaces and public spaces, starting Jan. 1, following unanimous approval by the Board of Health on Monday night…

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Belmont Raises Age for Tobacco, E-Cig Sales to 21 in 2015 – Belmontonian

Joining surrounding towns and large municipalities like New York City, Belmont will prohibit the sale of all tobacco products and nicotine delivery devices such as e-cigarettes to anyone under the age of 21 beginning on Jan. 1, 2015…

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Sayreville bans tobacco sales to people under 21 – Suburban News

An ordinance banning the sale of tobacco products to people under the age of 21 was adopted by the Borough Council in a 4-2 vote at last week’s meeting. Sal Risalvato, executive director of the New Jersey Gasoline…

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Englewood, N.J. Raises Tobacco Purchase Age To 21 – CBS Local

Englewood, New Jersey became the first town in the state to raise the minimum age for buying tobacco products to 21.The ordinance covers, cigarettes, cigars and e-cigarettes…

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Salem Board of Health OKs raising minimum tobacco age to 21 – Salem News

The Board of Health narrowly approved raising the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 on Thursday, making this city the first in the region to do so. “Our mission is to prevent, promote, protect…”

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New Jersey Smoking Age Could Be Raised To 2, Bill Passes In Senate – Washington Post

New Jersey could become the only state in the country to prevent anyone under the age of 21 from purchasing tobacco products under a measure passed Monday by the state Senate…

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Hawaii County tobacco sales law changes July 1 – Hawaii 24/7

Last year, the County Council unanimously approved a bill to raise the age of sale of tobacco products to 21. That measure, Hawaii County Ordinance 13-124, takes effect Tuesday, July 1, 2014…

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City of Malden Board of Health Raises Minimum Age to Buy Cigarettes to Age 21 – City of Malden

At the Malden Board of Health meeting held June 9, 2014, the Board voted to amend the Malden Board of Health, Rules & Regulations, Section 21, Restricting the Sale and Use of Tobacco Products & Nicotine Delivery Products…

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Buying tobacco before age 21- Bill approved by Senate panel says no way – NJ.com

New Jersey would be the first state in the nation to require young adults to wait until they turn 21 to buy any form of tobacco as well as electronic cigarettes under a bill approved by a state Senate committee today…

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New York raises minimum age to buy cigarettes to 21 – MSN News

The law, signed November 19 shortly before former mayor Michael Bloomberg finished his second term, had a six-month waiting period before it came into effect — but its impact can already be felt…

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MASSACHUSETTS TOWN, MELROSE, INCREASES TOBACCO BUYING AGE TO 21

The city of Melrose has voted to prohibit the sale of tobacco products in any form to anyone under the age of 21 starting July 1, the Melrose Free Press reports. The ordinance encompasses cigarettes, cigars, electronic cigarettes…

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Westford Board Votes to Ban Cigarette Sales to Those Younger Than 21 – Lowell Sun

Starting June 1, only those 21 and older will be able to purchase a cigarette or electronic cigarette in town. The Board of Health voted unanimously Monday to implement new tobacco regulations, which includes restricting the sale of traditional as well as e-cigarettes…

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