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Health groups pushing to raise smoking age to 21

Health groups pushing to raise smoking age to 21

June 14, 2018 10:33 AM

There's a renewed push to raise the smoking age in New York to 21.

The American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, and other health groups are calling on lawmakers to act on the bill before the legislative session ends for the year next Wednesday.

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Right now there are 19 areas statewide where it's already illegal to sell tobacco to people under the age of 21.

The measure currently sits in the state senate.
 

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