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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


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


San Francisco taking another bold step to control tobacco

San Francisco has long been a leader in public health and tobacco control. The UCSF Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education continually pushes out new information on the forefront of tobacco control. The city was also among the first


Oregon’s push for 21 gaining more support

More good news from the west coast. Oregon’s Tobacco 21 effort is moving forward with great bi-partisan support as well as support from multiple news outlets. This week, the Portland Tribune, one of Oregon’s premier news sources, has come out


CTFK hitting tobacco out of the park

The Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids is showing their leadership, once again in the professional baseball arena. Following their involvement in removing tobacco from the San Francisco Giants stadium in 2015 and other successes in the 2016 season, at the


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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 !