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[Massachusetts] State may fix minimum age for tobacco at 21

Smokers must be at least 21 years old to buy cigarettes in 170 Massachusetts cities and towns. But in many cases, underage smokers can feed their habit by traveling only a few miles to a neighboring community where the minimum age is still 18. Anti-smok
Salem (MA) Evening News
added May 14, 2018 02:07
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[Massachusetts] Councilor wants Worcester’s new flavored-tobacco rule put on hold

Three weeks after the Board of Health unanimously voted to restrict the sale of flavored tobacco products to adults-only establishments - such as retail tobacco stores, vape shops and cigar bars - a city councilor is asking to put the new rule on hold. C
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added May 14, 2018 02:06
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[Minnesota] Minneapolis City Council weighs raising tobacco-buying age to 21

The Minneapolis City Council will hold a public hearing Monday on a proposal to raise the city's tobacco-buying age to 21. If the proposal is approved, Minneapolis would join several other Minnesota communities that have made similar moves in recent mon
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added May 14, 2018 02:04
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[Minnesota] VIDEO: Mpls. Could Be Next City To Raise Tobacco Buying Age

Minnesota’s most populated city wants the public’s input on raising the age limit to buy tobacco products. Across the state, seven towns have passed ordinances to raise the age limit for buying cigarettes from 18 to 21 years old. Minneapolis has a chan
WCCO-Channel 4000
added May 14, 2018 02:04
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[Illinois] Smoking part of hanging out, 'vaping' becoming more popular than cigarettes

Illinois is looking to become the sixth state to change the purchase age. In the meantime, 16 Illinois cities, including Chicago and Peoria, have already made the legal age 21. This project is the result of work by daily newspapers in the GateHouse Wester
Pekin (IL) Times
added May 14, 2018 01:59
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Lancaster adds weight to 'Tobacco 21' drive

Lancaster joined a growing chorus of Massachusetts communities to raise the legal age of buying tobacco products from 18 to 21. The town's Board of Health sealed the deal Wednesday night with a unanimous vote in which no public opposition was expressed.
Fitchburg (MA) Sentinel & Enterprise
added May 12, 2018 22:28
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[New York] Thank You for Not Smoking: How Big Tobacco Gets Free Advertising On and Off the Red Carpet

Both celebrities and fans can accidentally wind up marketing smoking to young social media users, which is why truth created the erase and replace tool, allowing users to replace the cigarettes in photos with something more positive. Users can upload an
Variety
added May 12, 2018 22:26
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[Virginia] Beach driver ticketed $100 for smoking in vehicle with child inside

WAVY-TV 10 (Portsmouth, VA)
added May 12, 2018 22:14
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[Alaska] After two years of debate, Sitka's tobacco age goes to 21

The Tobacco21 ordinance will raise the age to purchase all tobacco products — including e-cigs — to 21. Last year’s assembly debate centered on personal rights; this year, the assembly seemed more concerned about the impact on young smokers (19 and 20 ye
KCAW NPR Radio 104.7 FM / 90.1 FM (Sitka, AK)
added May 12, 2018 22:10
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[Massachusetts] 'Tobacco 21' drive gains more steam

Lancaster joined a growing chorus of Massachusetts communities to raise the legal age of buying tobacco products from 18 to 21. The town's Board of Health sealed the deal Wednesday night with a unanimous vote in which no public opposition was expressed.
Lowell (MA) Sun
added May 12, 2018 22:09
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