2015 News

Hawaii Becomes First State To Raise Smoking Age To 21 – Huffington Post

We are proud to once again be at the forefront of the nation in tobacco prevention and control,” Virginia Pressler, the state’s director of health, said in a statement…

Independence Joins KC And KCK In Raising Age For Tobacco Sales To 21 – KCUR

The vote was the latest victory for the Tobacco 21 | KC initiative, part of the Healthy KC campaign launched by the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and scores of other organizations…

Boston raises tobacco-buying age to 21 – Boston Globe

“It is our responsibility to do what we can to guide our young people and create a healthier future for all Bostonians,” Walsh said in a statement this week…

More than 100 U.S. cities raise smoking age to 21 – Cleveland.com

In raising the legal age for tobacco products to 21, Cleveland followed the lead of more than 100 U.S. cities, including New York and Kansas City in both Kansas and Missouri…

Cleveland bans tobacco, e-cigarette sales to people under 21 – Cleveland.com

Soon, smokers under the age of 21 will not be able to buy cigarettes, tobacco or other smoking products, including electronic cigarettes, in the city of Cleveland…

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Legislators in Maryland are considering T21 after getting a failing grade from the American Lung Association for its efforts to increase the purchase age to 21.

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Legislators in Maryland are considering T21 after getting a failing grade from the American Lung Association for its efforts to increase the purchase age to 21. 

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Senator Fred S. Martin in Idaho wrote a nice piece in the Idaho Press-Tribune on why he's supportING T21 in Idaho!

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Senator Fred S. Martin in Idaho wrote a nice piece in the Idaho Press-Tribune on why hes supportING T21 in Idaho! 

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Whoever is angry face emoji (most unmanly thing, just tell me you don't like my opinion and why) I don't think anyone should smoke. I smoked for 17 years until I quit. The smell diusgust me. But let's be perfectly honest. If government feels it's ok to send my 18 year old child to fight and possibly die and be responsible for multi million dollar equipment, but think 18 is too young to smoke. Obviously the bigger issue is the govt thinks fighting in a war is safer than cigarettes. That's what you should be piss ed about

If that is your take I understand but why did they raise the legal age to 21 for alcohol? Think about it. The developing brain grows way into the early twenties. Protecting the health of our youth is important to most people. Protecting our country is a complete different issue.