Endorsements

The following organizations have endorsed Tobacco 21 at the national level, either through their own statements or through endorsement of Senate Bill 2100, the federal act to raise the tobacco age to 21

Campaign for Tobacco Free Kidshttps://www.tobaccofreekids.org/research/factsheets/pdf/0376.pdf

American Heart Associationhttp://newsroom.heart.org/news/states-should-heed-strong-support-for-raising-tobacco-age-of-sale-says-american-heart-association

American Lung Associationhttp://www.lung.org/about-us/media/press-releases/ala-response-IOM-report-tobacco.html

American Medical Association – http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/news/news/2015/2015-06-09-ama-policy-protect-youth.page

Institute of Medicine – http://iom.nationalacademies.org/Reports/2015/TobaccoMinimumAgeReport.aspx

American Academy of Family Physicianshttp://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/tobacco-smoking.html

American Academy of Pediatrics – https://www.aap.org/en-us/about-the-aap/aap-press-room/pages/Tobacco-and-E-Cigarettes.aspx

Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine – https://www.adolescenthealth.org/SAHM-News/SAHM-has-endorsed-a-bill-to-raise-the-tobacco-smok.aspx

Counter Tobaccohttp://countertobacco.org/raising-minimum-legal-sale-age-21

Action on Smoking and Healthhttp://ash.org/increasing-minimum-age/
http://ash.org/raise-smoking-age-to-21/

Tobacco Control Legal Consortiumhttp://www.publichealthlawcenter.org/topics/tobacco-control/sales-restrictions

Clearway Minnesota / Minnesotans For A Smoke Free Generationhttp://clearwaymn.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/factsheet_age_final.pdf

Oral Health Americahttps://oralhealthamerica.org/our-work/young-adults/take-action/

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
Academic Pediatric Association
American Pediatric Society
American Veterans (AMVETS)
American Public Health Association
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Trust for America’s Health
Association of Medical School Pediatric Department Chairs
First Focus Campaign for Children
Pediatric Policy Council
Society for Pediatric Research
Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations
Asian Pacific Partners for Empowerment
Advocacy and Leadership (APPEAL)
Hawai‘i Medical Service Association
Coalition for a Tobacco-Free Hawaii
American Dental Hygienists’ Association