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Commissioner Meieran acts as OR state legislature stalls

While the Oregon state legislature fails to act, one county commissioner takes a stand Efforts to increase the Minimum Legal Sales Age have been in the works for more than two years now in Oregon. While localities are able to


Help New Jersey pass Tobacco 21; tell Governor Christie to approve tobacco prevention measures!

Increasing the Tobacco Sales Age in New Jersey The New Jersey State Assembly voted this week to pass Minimum Legal Sales Age legislation with 52 Yes, 17 No, 5 Not Voting, and 6 Abstaining. Last year, the same legislation passed


Aspen, Colorado passes T21 Unanimously

First Tobacco 21 law in Colorado, a bold step On Monday night, 6/12/2017, Aspen, CO became the first locality in the state to pass a comprehensive Tobacco 21 law. The ordinanceĀ also containsĀ a Tobacco Retail License for all tobacco products: cigarettes,


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


13 hours ago

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Buffalo Grove, Illinois is the latest municipality to #raisetheage to 21!

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Buffalo Grove, Illinois is the latest municipality to #raisetheage to 21! 

Read more --> http://bit.ly/BuffaloGroveT21

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Alex Destiny Did they already do this?? LOL

Lame

2 days ago

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A nurse from Detroit Lakes has come out publicly to endorse #T21

Read more --> www.dl-online.com/opinion/letters/4313288-letter-dl-nurse-supports-tobacco-21-initiative
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A nurse from Detroit Lakes has come out publicly to endorse #T21 

Read more --> http://www.dl-online.com/opinion/letters/4313288-letter-dl-nurse-supports-tobacco-21-initiative

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Thanks for sharing your story Angie. I also have three young boys and hope this passes as I support this as well

Raising the tobacco age to 21 is a great thing. It will save lives by delaying the damage done from the nicotine.