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New Jersey T21 Passes State Assembly

Assembly Appropriations Committee votes 7-3, passing onto General Assembly and then Governor Christie’s desk. As many state legislative sessions are drawing to a close, New Jersey has reawakened state-level momentum toward increasing the Minimum Legal Sales Age to 21. New

Minnesota gaining more traction with local movement

Local Support Tobacco 21 is gaining traction in Minnesota. With the passing of Tobacco 21 in Edina, Duluth is feeling the pressure on their reputation. Duluth, Minnesota has long been a leader in tobacco control efforts in the state. Because

Public Service Recognition Week is May 7-13

May 7-13 is Public Servant Recognition Week. Without our Public Servants, our mission at the Preventing Tobacco Addiction Foundation and Tobacco 21 would not be possible. In many of the places that we work with, our main contact is a

E-cigarette and cigar regulations held up by the FDA

Last week, the FDA suspended increased regulation on the e-cigarette and cigar industry. These regulations will hold e-cigarette juice and cigar manufacturers responsible for listing ingredients that are in their products. Additionally, the use of “light”, “low”, or “mild” would

Youth advocates continue to make progress in Arizona

The DCrew in Douglas, AZ is working steadily to adopt Tobacco 21. The DCrew’s efforts to raise the age follow years of involvement and volunteering in Douglas. The youth coalition gathered survey data among their peers and presented the results to

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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 !