2015 News

Hawaii Becomes First State To Raise Smoking Age To 21 – Huffington Post

We are proud to once again be at the forefront of the nation in tobacco prevention and control,” Virginia Pressler, the state’s director of health, said in a statement…

Independence Joins KC And KCK In Raising Age For Tobacco Sales To 21 – KCUR

The vote was the latest victory for the Tobacco 21 | KC initiative, part of the Healthy KC campaign launched by the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and scores of other organizations…

Boston raises tobacco-buying age to 21 – Boston Globe

“It is our responsibility to do what we can to guide our young people and create a healthier future for all Bostonians,” Walsh said in a statement this week…

More than 100 U.S. cities raise smoking age to 21 – Cleveland.com

In raising the legal age for tobacco products to 21, Cleveland followed the lead of more than 100 U.S. cities, including New York and Kansas City in both Kansas and Missouri…

Cleveland bans tobacco, e-cigarette sales to people under 21 – Cleveland.com

Soon, smokers under the age of 21 will not be able to buy cigarettes, tobacco or other smoking products, including electronic cigarettes, in the city of Cleveland…

4 days ago


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 !