California Senator Proposes a New Legal Smoking Age

January 31, 2015 4:37 PM

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On Thursday, Senator Ed Hernandez has proposed a bill on raising the minimum smoking age in California, from 18 to 21. If the bill passes, California will rank in the top with the highest minimum smoking age in all the US.

Hernandez has announced this Friday that the bill is supported by studies which show that starting to smoke at an early age will most likely lead to addiction. The tobacco companies are aware of this, and they are already opposing the bill. In the same statement, the senator stressed the importance ...

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