Ohio is raising the minimum age to buy tobacco and related products from 18 to 21. The new law takes effect October 17. Gov. Mike DeWine said tobacco use by young people is a crisis in Ohio and the nation when he signed the law in July. This wouldn’t be the 1st state where the […]


Donald Trump’s administration has announced plans to ban non-tobacco flavored electronic cigarettes amid the vaping crisis. “The Trump Administration is making it clear that we intend to clear the market of flavored e-cigarettes to reverse the deeply concerning epidemic of youth e-cigarette use that is impacting children, families, schools, and communities,” Health and Human Services […]


Walgreens announced Tuesday that they would raise its minimum age for tobacco. The move comes just weeks after being criticized for violating laws restricting access to cigarettes and other tobacco products. Walgreens said that it will require customers to be at least 21 years old to purchase tobacco in any of its more than 9,500 […]


  Ohio Governor Mike DeWine is proposing to raise the minimum age of purchasing tobacco from 18 to 21. This proposal comes as a part of his two-year state budget. The proposal plans to include vaping products as well.  Vaping has majorly grown in popularity among high school students, according to the Dayton Daily News. […]

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A settlement between the big three American tobacco companies and the federal government requires executives to produce an ad campaign that reveals the harmful health…

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Kudos to CVS for caring more about their customers’ healthy than money. According to Business Week: CVS Caremark (CVS:US), the largest provider of prescription drugs in the U.S., plans to stop selling cigarettes and tobacco-related products across the nation by Oct. 1 in an effort to support the health of its patients and customers. CVS, operator of […]


Tobacco companies took a hit and have agreed to vocalize that they are deceiving the American public when it comes to the dangers of smoking;…