Colorado, Utah move to hike smoking a...

Colorado, Utah move to hike smoking age to 21

There are 2 comments on the WZVN-TV Fort Myers story from Feb 20, 2014, titled Colorado, Utah move to hike smoking age to 21. In it, WZVN-TV Fort Myers reports that:

DENVER - Two Western states with some of the nation's lowest smoking rates are considering cracking down even more by raising the tobacco age to 21. Utah and Colorado lawmakers both voted favorably on proposals Thursday to treat tobacco like alcohol and take it away from 18- to 20-year-olds, a move inspired by new research on how many smokers start ... (more)

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Since: Jan 14


#1 Feb 22, 2014
I see this as a positive direction yet more enforcement will also have to come from those who would buy cigarettes and pass them off to underaged individuals. Stiffer fines at the gateway point could also discourage availability just as going after the drug dealer cuts off the supply to the addict.
Dont be such a DAN

Winnipeg, Canada

#2 Feb 22, 2014
ame, as if an arbitra age means anything. Someone is gutless and worrying about re-election/

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