California Considers Raising the Legal Smoking Age to 21

January 31, 2015 6:46 PM

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By Lilian Nwa, January 31st, 2015 | 2 Comments »

According to the L.A. Times, Sen. Ed Hernandez (D-West Covina), alarmed by the “prevalence of tobacco use among teenagers,” has introduced legislation that would raise the legal minimum smoking age to 21 from 18. A variety of health organizations have supported Hernandez’s efforts, including the Cal...

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