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Poll Shows Widespread Support For Increasing Smoking Age To 21

More and more states are raising the smoking age, and Americans — across racial, educational and income groups — think it’s a good idea.

October 19, 2017
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ICYMI: Our executive committee member @elenamarks of @Health4Texas writes for the @HoustonChron that we shouldn't lose sight of just how far we've come since ACA became law. https://t.co/35xZvPrx6d https://t.co/ikFMw0xHrT

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