More support from the medical community comes in the form of Dr. Uma B. Mishra of Orange County Radiation Oncology’s open letter to Orange County leaders.┬áHis emphasis on 95% of smoking initiation happening before the age of 21 further strengthens messages and rationale from the public health and medical communities around the United States.

We at the Preventing Tobacco Addiction Foundation also encourage Orange County to fully enforce the new minimum legal sales age law. Increased enforcement and compliance checks using youth decoys, as well as retailer education, are crucial to the success of Tobacco 21 laws. Thank you to Dr. Mishra for your public support of Tobacco 21 and its life-saving capabilities.

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The Board of Health in Winthrop, Massachusetts is considering raising the age to 21.

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The Board of Health in Winthrop, Massachusetts is considering raising the age to 21. 

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#T21 support is growing throughout Saratoga County, New York. Read an editorial piece why the county should #raisetheage by clicking the link below!

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ALRIGHT I GOT THE FLOOR!!! I honestly HATE the idea that adults over the age of say 25 have to have their teenage bosses ok an alcohol or tobacco purchase for someone who is clearly older and in some cases MUCH OLDER THAN the individual buying it!! AND, our 18 year old sons and daughters can voluntarily go to war and DIE FOR EVERYONE'S SAFETY, BUT CAN'T BUY ALCOHOL OR TOBACCO??!! How extremely messed up THAT is!! Oh, WAIT, there's this... WE ARE GIVING 16 YEAR OLDS A LICENCE TO DRIVE A MOTORIZED VEHICLE THAT WEIGHS IN AT LEAST TWO TONS AND SETS THEM LOOSE ON SOCIETY???!!!! If anyone doesn't find ANY fault in ANY of this, then the USA is far more doomed than I thought, SMFH!!