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[Utah] Bill raising smoking age to 21 is defeated

Utah legislators have killed a proposal that could have made their state the first to raise the age for legal tobacco purchases to 21. The bill’s sponsor, Republican state Sen. Stuart Reid, had urged support for the measure so Utah could “set the example
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 5, 2014 17:17
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[Pennsylvania] Turning screws on smokers | Colorado, Utah, CVS praised for actions

The Colorado and Utah legislatures have recently approved separate, initial measures to take away from 18- to 20-year-olds the right to purchase tobacco products. The measures were influenced by the latest research on how many smokers started to light u
Johnstown (PA) Tribune-Democrat
added Mar 2, 2014 23:33
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[Utah] 'Gutted' e-cigarette bill passes House

Salt Lake Tribune
added Feb 28, 2014 19:32
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[Utah] Jay Evensen: Beware the claims of e-cigarettes

Washington needs to get involved. The FDA needs some serious research into the dangers of e-cigarettes, controls should be implemented, and someone back there needs to get them off our television sets.
Deseret News
added Feb 27, 2014 18:44
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[Colorado, Utah] A new strategy in the fight to reduce smoking

must survive several more votes, and both will face opposition from the industry and itsfront groups. But if legislators are listening to their constituents, the bills should stand a good chance of passing.
MSNBC
added Feb 23, 2014 13:51
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UTAH VOTERS FAVOR RAISING THE LEGAL AGE FOR THE SALE OF TOBACCO TO AGE 21. (PDF)

Support for the proposal is broad-based and widespread, with large majorities of voters across the state and across key demographic groups in support:
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 22, 2014 19:54
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New Poll: Majority of Utah Voters Support Increasing the Age of Sale for Tobacco Products to 21

67 percent of Utah voters support legislation that would prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21. Just 31 percent of voters oppose increasing the age of sale for tobacco products.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 22, 2014 19:52
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[Utah] KLEINER: Don't subjugate smokers with a majority rule

Instead of simply counting voices, we should pay attention to the operative principles behind those opinions. Why do people support the ban, and do they have principled reasons for doing so? At best, those advocating the smoking ban are making an argumen
The Utah Statesman (Utah State University)
added Feb 22, 2014 10:11
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[Utah] Bill To Raise Smoking Age To 21 Moves Forward

A pair of smokers, one who will soon die of pulmonary disease, and another who ditched traditional cigarettes 30 years ago and to this day remains a devoted electronic cigarette smoker, expressed differing takes Thursday on a bill that would raise the smo
Salt Lake City (UT) Weekly
added Feb 21, 2014 15:26
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DENVER: Colorado, Utah move to hike smoking age to 21

Two Western states with some of the nation's lowest smoking rates are considering cracking down even more by raising the tobacco age to 21. Utah and Colorado lawmakers both voted favorably on proposals Thursday to treat tobacco like alcohol and take it a
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 21, 2014 10:52
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