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WIS. BILL WOULD RAISE TOBACCO AGE

Aug 28, 2019 - The Wisconsin State Journal

A bipartisan group of Wisconsin lawmakers wants to raise the minimum age for buying tobacco and nicotine products, including vaping products, saying it's currently too easy for young high school students to get them and that the products are contributing to a public health crisis.

The group, led by Sen. Howard Marklein, R-Spring Green, introduced a bill that would bump the minimum age for buying products containing nicotine and tobacco from 18 to 21. The proposal also would prohibit anyone...