Utah legislators have killed a bill that could have made their state the first in the country to raise the age for legal tobacco purchases to 21.
Lawmakers in both states approved proposals to treat tobacco like alcohol.
A growing number of experts believe the most promising option is to get people to switch to electronic cigarettes.
When it came to portraying the rugged western outdoorsman who helped transform a pack of filtered cigarettes into the world’s most popular brand, Marlboro Man Eric Lawson was the real deal.
Utah lawmakers will consider a proposal Wednesday that would raise the age people can purchase tobacco products from 19 to 21.
Children—like adults—are increasingly trying electronic cigarettes, according to the first large national study to gauge use by middle and high school students.
The Assembly yesterday approved a bill that would allow taverns to serve meals to smokers.
Increased taxes on cigarettes and alcohol will be up for debate before two Nevada legislative panels. AB333, to be considered Tuesday by the Assembly Taxation Committee, would raise the tax on a pack of cigarettes […]