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Mitch McConnell Proposes Raising Age For Tobacco Products To 21

One year ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The Senate majority leader appealed to farmers in his home state to grow more hemp.
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Sen. McConnell to introduce bill to raise national smoking age to 21

Sen. McConnell to introduce bill to raise national smoking age to 21

One year ago   |   By NBC News

Nearly 9 out of 10 cigarette smokers first try smoking cigarettes by age 18, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Mitch McConnell Wants to Raise Tobacco Purchasing Age From 18 to 21, Including for Vaping Devices

One year ago   |   By Time

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he wants Congress to raise the minimum age for tobacco products, including vaping devices, to 21 from 18 nationwide, seeking to curb teenage use the U.S. Surgeon General described as an “epidemic.”
Speaking at event Thursday in his home state of Kentucky, the second biggest tobacco producer after North Carolina, the Republican leader said he plans to introduce legislation in May and expects it will get bipartisan support in the Senate.
McConnell said he is motivated partly by the growing popularity of vaping products among young people, which...
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McConnell proposes raising minimum age for buying tobacco

One year ago   |   By Miami Herald

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he plans to introduce legislation to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 nationally. The Senate leader said Thursday...
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