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Truth Initiative backs T21

“Truth Initiative® strongly supports raising the minimum age of sale for all tobacco products to 21 as part of a strong tobacco control policy program.” Truth® is one of the most prevalent tobacco control groups in the United States. Established


Vermont periodontist publishes commentary on T21

Journalism working to find the truth A project of The Vermont Journalism Trust, VTdigger.org, published a commentary on Tobacco 21 last week. The commentary is in favor of raising the MLSA and highlights a number of reasons (21) to implement this


Cook County Public Health Tobacco 21 page

Local Health Department Support Cook County Department of Public Health has created a webpage for their Tobacco 21 initiatives. They highlight the benefits of raising the Minimum Legal Sales Age and provide other useful resources. CCDPH created a useful factsheet,


Stanford history professor tracks big tobacco

Incorporating history into public health Dr. Robert Proctor, professor at Stanford and author of Golden Holocaust, has been using history’s lessons for many years to further public health. Golden Holocaust highlights the tobacco industry’s creation and manipulation of the cigarette to make


Minnesota taking a harder look at raising the sales age

Local movement spurs more interest Since Edina, MN passed their sales age increase back in May, there has been an uprising interest around the state. We have seen MLSA policies spread similarly to this in many states, Massachusetts, Kansas, and