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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 ... read more

Bill to raise tobacco sale age to 21 goes before Senate State Affairs

Joan Huffman (R-Houston), would raise the minimum legal sale age of tobacco ... support in the Senate with eight other authors and three co-authors from across the state and is supported by Texas 21, ... read more

$15 Wage, Medical Cannabis, Ethics Laws OKed: MD General Assembly

Over 2,400 bills ... the House and did not advance. SB855, a bill on use of medical cannabis in prisons, was withdrawn from the Senate. HB1169 and SB895 would raise the smoking age to 21 in ... read more

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The Health 202: Bernie Sanders says Medicare-for-all would reduce health spending. But that's unclear.

“We should always be suspect of any public policy – especially when it comes to something as complicated as health-care – when anybody tells us everybody ... that seeks to raise the minimum age for ... read more


Success, Failure, Mourning at Close of Md. General Assembly

Hogan set his eyes on gaining bipartisan support ... medical cannabis in prisons, was withdrawn from the Senate. HB1169 and SB895 would raise the smoking age to 21 in Maryland. The House version of ... 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 ... read more

Rally asks lawmakers to raise tobacco buying age

Both groups are trying to draw attention to the bill, which does have bipartisan support. "This year, I believe, is the year to raise the age of tobacco age to 21," said Sen ... for this bill to pass ... read more

Washington State Passes Bill to Raise Tobacco Sale Age to 21

Measures in Illinois and Utah await their governors' signatures, and other states are moving similar bills as well. Increasing the tobacco age to 21 will reduce tobacco use among youth and young ... read more

Bump stock buyback funding among Washington's new laws

PUBLIC HEALTH CARE ... SMOKING AGE: A proposal to raise the smoking and vaping age in Washington to 21 awaits action in the state Senate after passing the House. The bill would target traditional ... read more

How a straight shooter is trying to change Washington state’s vaccine-exemption law

In Clark County, according to state health-department data, it was 6.7 percent. While all states allow for medical ... to raise the minimum age of sale for tobacco and vapor products from 18 to 21 ... read more

Halfway Home, Oregon Legislators Still Face Huge To-Do List

Senate Bill 978, would give firearms dealers the option of raising the minimum purchase age to between 18 and 21 and require firearms ... They are holding their first public hearing on House Bill 2019 ... read more

The Health 202: Obamacare remains unaffordable for some. But Congress doesn't plan on fixing it.

said at an Atlantic event the day prior, referring to the leaders of the top health committees in the House and the Senate ... separate electronic medical systems in order to continue to accept Title ... read more



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