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State lawmakers urged to pass stricter tobacco laws

Publication Date: 2016-07-25
  • Author:David McKay

With the legislative session coming to an end, health organizations are pushing for lawmakers to pass Bill H.4361. The bill passed the Senate and is now awaiting action in the House.

The bill would implement several changes to existing tobacco prevention laws including raising the tobacco sale age from 18 to 21, prohibit sales of tobacco products and e-cigarettes at pharmacies, and include e-cigarettes in the state’s existing smoke free workplace law...