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Santa Clara County, CA Raises Tobacco Purchase Age

Yesterday, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to become the first county in the state of California to raise the tobacco purchase age from 18 to 21. The new ordinance will take effect on January 1, 2016 and comes on the heels of the state senate passing a similar measure that still has a few obstacles to pass before becoming state law. According to country staff, it is estimated that 90 percent […]

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Law | Santa Clara County, CA Looking To Raise Tobacco Age

Instead of asking, do you know the way to San Jose, smokers should be asking do you know the way out of San Jose. Santa Clara County which includes San Jose is looking to raise the legal age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21. This is on top of proposals that banned flavored tobacco┬áin the county. The measure will be introduced at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting and if the measure is adopted they […]

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