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Public Health and Medical Groups Support U.S. Senate and House Bills to Raise Tobacco Age to 21 Nationwide

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Our public health organizations support ... including seven in 10 smokers – support increasing the minimum age for sale of tobacco products to 21. There is a growing, nationwide mov... read more

The Health 202: Trump places health care at center stage in State of Union address

The House has passed such legislation in the past, but it’s always been blocked by Democrats in the Senate. “Let us work together ... A bipartisan group of senators working on legislation to address s... read more

‘The devil is in the details:’ Some health groups oppose ‘Tobacco 21’ bills

The sudden swell of support ... to raise the minimum age for purchasing tobacco and nicotine vapor products from 18 to 21 achieved lift off Wednesday, with two bills comfortably passing their respecti... read more

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California raises smoking age to 21

(CNN) — California has passed legislation raising its smoking age from 18 to 21 for most of its citizens. Gov. Jerry Brown signed a series of bills Wednesday ... some of which contain no tobacco, “cou... read more

Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us

Diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma at age 42. Total cost ... And what is so different about the medical ecosystem that causes technology advances to drive bills up instead of down? (iReport: Tell U... read more

Michigan Could Be 3rd State To Raise Smoking Age To 21

Similar legislation passed both the New Jersey House and Senate ... legal age for buying tobacco products were 21 nationwide, but admitted there is no systematic research to back that up. The Institut... read more

Where they stand: Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Lisa Brown on health care, Medicare and Medicaid

As the fourth-ranking GOP member in a deeply divided House of Representatives that passed the bill last May, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers has said she and her colleagues didn’t do a good enough job sel... read more

Indiana Could Become the 6th State to Increase Smoking Age to 21

But this time, there was enough support for House Bill 1380 to pass a legislative committee this week. The House Public ... United States, according to the CDC. Last year, Oregon became the fifth stat... read more

Should we raise the smoking age? Report predicts big health benefits if we do

(CNN) — The public health benefits of barring people under age 21 from buying ... cannot raise the age limit nationwide. While the report serves as a call to action in ending the leading cause of prev... read more

California raises legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21

Jerry Brown on Wednesday approved raising the legal age to buy tobacco for smoking, dipping, chewing and vaping from 18 to 21. The new law ... Anti-tobacco groups are collecting signatures to raise ci... read more

In a state of great wealth, all the health care some can afford

The annual report of the state’s Tobacco and Health ... and raise premiums dramatically for older people while reducing them for younger residents. The House passed legislation similar to this bill, b... read more

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