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Editorial: Changing Age to Buy Tobacco Products is a Responsible Choice

Mia Bertoldi, Reporter

December 9, 2019

Gov. Tom Wolf on Wednesday signed legislation that prohibits the sale of any tobacco, nicotine or related item to anyone under 21 years of age, with an exception for veterans and service members who are at least 18. This new age requirement will take effect July 1st, 2020. This controversial change o...

Editorial: Production of Tobacco Should be Illegal

Melina Dhital, Reporter

May 17, 2019

“Smoking and tobacco use causes more than 5 million deaths per year worldwide. Current trends show that this will increase to more than 8 million deaths annually by 2030,” according to STAND, anti-tobacco organization. The cultivation of tobacco must be made illegal worldwide. Tobacco is ...

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