2015 News

Raise the Smoking Age to 21 – Bloomberg View

Bolder steps to prevent and reduce tobacco addiction are needed — like the one Hawaii took last summer when it raised the legal age for tobacco purchases to 21…

Marty Walsh seeking to increase tobacco minimum age to 21 – Boston Herald

Mayor Martin J. Walsh yesterday proposed raising the minimum age at which people can buy tobacco or nicotine products — including e-cigarettes — from 18 to 21…

New Albany latest to ban tobacco sales to those under-21 – Columbus Dispatch

The under-21 tobacco ban is the hot law these days in Franklin County. Dispatch Reporter Earl Rinehart reports that the New Albany City Council voted on Tuesday to…

Young enough to not die from smoking – Navy Medicine

But, turning that argument on its head: “If someone is young enough to fight for their country, they should be free from addiction to a deadly drug.”

KC, Wyandotte County raise legal age for tobacco purchases to 21 – Kansas City Star

Hoping to curb underage smoking — and keep some teens from ever lighting up — Kansas City and Wyandotte County on Thursday banned sales of cigarettes and other tobacco products to people under age 21…