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Utah Lawmakers Kill Bill That Would Have Raised Smoking Age To 21

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.

03/04/2014

The new law would treat tobacco like alcohol, meaning it would be off limits for 18-20 year-olds. (Getty Images)

Utah And Colorado Moving To Raise Smoking Age To 21

Lawmakers in both states approved proposals to treat tobacco like alcohol.

02/20/2014

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Experts Increasingly Contemplate End Of Smoking

A growing number of experts believe the most promising option is to get people to switch to electronic cigarettes.

02/14/2014

File photo of a person smoking a cigarette. (Photo by HOANG DINH NAM/AFP/GettyImages)

Ex-Marlboro Man Dies From Smoking-Related Disease

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.

01/29/2014

File photo of a person smoking a cigarette. (Photo by HOANG DINH NAM/AFP/GettyImages)

Utah Lawmakers Consider Raising Smoking Age To 21

Utah lawmakers will consider a proposal Wednesday that would raise the age people can purchase tobacco products from 19 to 21.

11/20/2013

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Study: Children’s Use Of E-Cigarettes On The Rise

Children—like adults—are increasingly trying electronic cigarettes, according to the first large national study to gauge use by middle and high school students.

09/18/2013

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Smoking Bill Passes Assembly

The Assembly yesterday approved a bill that would allow taverns to serve meals to smokers.

06/06/2011

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Lawmakers Talking Cigarettes And Alcohol

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 […]

CBS Las Vegas–04/05/2011

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