Tobacco

21 or older to buy tobacco?
21 or older to buy tobacco?
You may feel like you've read this story before, an idea to make tobacco products unavailable for purchase by anyone under the age of 21. In one way, you're right, Last year, Portland became the first Maine city to enact such a law. But according to WGME, now the entire rest of the state of Maine may be coming on board...
Portland Raising Tobacco Age?
Portland Raising Tobacco Age?
In what is sure to spark a lively debate, the city of Portland is considering raising the minimum age to buy tobacco within city limits from 18 to 21 in hopes of reducing teen smoking and tobacco use. According to the Portland Press Herald, the Health and Human Services Committee for Portland will hear the proposal today and then decide whether or not to move forward with it...