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California raises smoking age

Sacramento, Calif. — Sacramento has will officially raise the legal minimum smoking age to 21. California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation that changes the minimum age from 18 to 21. The law goes into effect next month. The legislation makes California and …

Minimum age for buying tobacco in question

Multnomah County, Ore. — Some local health advocates are asking for the minimum age of buying tobacco to be raised. Public health advocates asked the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners Tuesday to raise the minimum age to 21. The recommendation came as …