New Bill Proposes to Raise Legal Smoking Age to 21 in California

January 30, 2015 7:01 AM

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The current legal age of smoking and use of tobacco item is 21 in the United States. However, Southern California lawmakers have proposed a new bill to raise the official smoking age to 21. The chief objective of the move is to cut down the annual health care costs.

Smoking is regarded as is one of the stoppable causes of death in the United States. It can give birth to heath disease, respiratory problems, lung cancer. As per the latest report of CDC, around 480,000 people die every year due to excessive use of tobacco. In comparison, nearly 41,000 people face ...

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