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Local businesses react to new tobacco law

MEDFORD, Ore. — The legal age to buy tobacco products across the U.S. is now 21. President Donald Trump signed that measure into law on Friday. NBC5 News reached out to several businesses. Most didn’t want to comment on camera, but said …

Barn catches fire north of Grants Pass

Three Pines, Ore. — Hundreds of cigarettes are the likely cause of a barn fire near Three Pines, about 10 miles north of Grants Pass. Rural-Metro Fire says firefighters arrived on the 500 block of Canyon Oak Drive to find the back …

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 …