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New Poll: New York Voters Overwhelmingly Support Increasing the Age of Sale for Tobacco Products to 21

Fewer than two-in-ten voters (18 percent) oppose increasing the sale age for tobacco products. “The poll found that voters are concerned about tobacco use among young people and that New Yorkers across the political spectrum are broadly supportive of rai
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 28, 2018 00:36
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[Illinois] Elgin considers raising age to buy tobacco products to 21

Elgin will look into joining a growing list of towns that have raised the minimum age for the purchase of tobacco from 18 to 21. By a 9 - 0 vote, the Elgin City Council Wednesday requested information on what other municipalities do and asked staff memb
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 27, 2018 17:57
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Inside Kansas' Judgment Against Tobacco 21

In what may become a legal test case against municipalities raising the legal age for consumers to purchase tobacco products from the federally set bar of 18 to 21, a District Court judge in Kansas declared the age of 18 a “bright line” that allows young
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Apr 27, 2018 16:06
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Inside Kansas' Judgment Against Tobacco 21

CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Apr 27, 2018 00:42
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BLAIR: Vaping companies called for crackdown on e-cigarette sales to minors, while anti-smoking groups sat on the sidelines

I have witnessed these policy priorities firsthand in states like Michigan as part of Americans for Tax Reform’s continued campaigns to defeat new excise taxes on vapor products across the country since 2012. These so-called public health organizations
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Apr 26, 2018 20:44
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Iowa Attorney General tapped for e-cigarette initiative

JUUL Labs...would support state and federal initiatives to raise the minimum purchasing age...Part of that funding initiative includes research and a panel of public health officials and experts assembled and led by Tom Miller, the Iowa Attorney General,
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Apr 26, 2018 20:37
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Teens Love Vaping Flavors, and It’s a Regulatory Nightmare

“Kids may think they’re vaping flavor-only e-cigarettes, but the actual nicotine content of e-juice may be considerably higher than what is written...“A cigarette can be a cheap and quick alternative... The more they smoke, the more their perception of tr
Bloomberg News
added Apr 26, 2018 18:49
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Maker of popular Juul e-cigarette says it wants to help stop teens from using its products

The company will work with Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller, public officials and others interested in tobacco control to develop a framework to research the scientific and societal implications of vapor products. In a statement, Juul Labs CEO Kevin Bur
CNBC
added Apr 26, 2018 17:29
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E-Cigarettes and Young Children: The Dangers of Liquid Nicotine Exposure

The good news from this article is that after the passage of a federal law in 2015 requiring child-resistant packaging for liquid nicotine containers, the number of exposures per year dropped, although is still occurring. This study takes the lid off yet
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Apr 26, 2018 16:59
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Hawaii lacks enforcement for underage e-cigarette sales

A federal crackdown is underway, targeting illegal e-cigarette sales to minor across the country. But little is being done in our islands. Even though Hawaii was the first state to raise the smoking age to 21 for regular cigarettes and electr
KITV Ch. 4 (Honolulu, HI)
added Apr 26, 2018 16:48
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