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Independence, MO Raises Tobacco Age

This week, Independence, Missouri has voted to raise the tobacco products purchase age from 18 to 21. The move comes a month after neighboring cities Kansas City, MO and Kansas City, KS passed similar measures. The City Council met on Monday December 21 and voted 6-1 to pass the new ordinance that was launched by the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce campaigned entitled, “Tobacco 21KC.” The lone voice of reason was by Councilwoman Karen […]

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