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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┬áto


Another New York County setting its sights on raising the age

Nassau County, New York is considering increasing the sales age of all tobacco products to 21. Karen Bloomenfeld, along with other anti-tobacco advocates, medical professionals, and legislators, testified in support of raising the age. Arnold Drucker, a county commissioner in