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Truth Initiative backs T21

“Truth Initiative® strongly supports raising the minimum age of sale for all tobacco products to 21 as part of a strong tobacco control policy program.” Truth® is one of the most prevalent tobacco control groups in the United States. Established


Vermont periodontist publishes commentary on T21

Journalism working to find the truth A project of The Vermont Journalism Trust, VTdigger.org, published a commentary on Tobacco 21 last week. The commentary is in favor of raising the MLSA and highlights a number of reasons (21) to implement this


Cook County Public Health Tobacco 21 page

Local Health Department Support Cook County Department of Public Health has created a webpage for their Tobacco 21 initiatives. They highlight the benefits of raising the Minimum Legal Sales Age and provide other useful resources. CCDPH created a useful factsheet,


Stanford history professor tracks big tobacco

Incorporating history into public health Dr. Robert Proctor, professor at Stanford and author of Golden Holocaust, has been using history’s lessons for many years to further public health. Golden Holocaust highlights the tobacco industry’s creation and manipulation of the cigarette to make


Minnesota taking a harder look at raising the sales age

Local movement spurs more interest Since Edina, MN passed their sales age increase back in May, there has been an uprising interest around the state. We have seen MLSA policies spread similarly to this in many states, Massachusetts, Kansas, and


3 days ago

Tobacco21

The Washington State Department of Health released an awesome video about T21.

Check it out! --> www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3wW-xWgYK0
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The Washington State Department of Health released an awesome video about T21. 

Check it out! --> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3wW-xWgYK0

 

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Steeply increase tobacco taxes immediately ➕ raise the age to purchase - use - possess (PUP) tobacco taxes to 21. Teenagers, aka children, on allowances and twentysomethings in entry level jobs are easily priced out of the tobacco market, and by the time their salaries increase later in life they are past the age when 90% of nicotine substance abusers start 🚬 smoking.

5 days ago

Tobacco21

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. 

Read more --> http://bsun.md/2BHODaE