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Debbie Wasserman Schultz Offers Proposal to Have CDC Tackle Teen E-Cigarette, Tobacco Addictions

Last week, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., paired up with U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., in bringing out a proposal “to address the tobacco epidemic harming millions of teens across the country.” They introduced...
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American Cancer Society Pushes Legislature to Back Bill Raise the Age to Buy Tobacco...

With a prominent state senator pushing to raise the age to buy tobacco to 21 in Florida, the American Cancer Society (ACS) and other advocates are going all out to support his proposal.
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David Simmons Wants to Raise the Age to Buy Tobacco in Florida to 21

Last week, Florida Senate President Pro Tempore Sen. David Simmons, R-Longwood, filed the bill as “part of a comprehensive strategy to prevent tobacco addiction.” The bill “would raise the age of sale for all tobacco products to 21 with strong retailer licensing, clear definitions of tobacco products and clear protocol to enable active enforcement.”
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