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New smoking laws go into effect June 9

Publication Date: 2016-05-31
  • Author:Lacey Peterson
  • Publication:Union Democrat

Starting next Thursday, young smokers will have to consider quitting as stores will no longer sell tobacco products to people under 21 unless they’re active duty military.

Several Senate bills passed and going into effect on June 9 will affect smokers and tobacco/smoking product vendors...

Under the new laws, e-cigarettes will be banned in all the same places that traditional cigarettes are--workplaces, schools, restaurants, hospitals and more...