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May 5, 2016

The tobacco industry has threatened to fight the new laws at the ballot box in November.

May 5, 2016

By Joshua Berlinger

(CNN): California has passed legislation raising its smoking age from 18 to 21 for most of its citizens.

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a series of bills Wednesday, which also place new restrictions on where people can smoke and the sale of electronic cigarettes.

May 5, 2016

By Lisa Aliferis

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a sweeping package of tobacco bills into California law on Wednesday, including one that will raise the legal age to buy products from 18 to 21 and another that dramatically tightens restrictions on e-cigarettes.

May 4, 2016

By the Editorial Board

California has one of the nation’s most smoke-free reputations. But that image has always been more hard-won than it seems.

May 4, 2016

California has one of the nation’s most smoke-free reputations. But that image has always been more hard-won than it seems.

May 4, 2016

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a sweeping package of tobacco bills into law on Wednesday, including one that will raise the legal age to buy products from 18 to 21 and another that dramaticallytightens restrictions on e-cigarettes.

May 4, 2016

SACRAMENTO — California will raise the smoking age to 21 and regulate popular vaping products the same as cigarettes under sweeping antitobacco legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday.

May 4, 2016

Según un nuevo estudio, en Estados Unidos quienes fuman empezaron a hacerlo antes de los 21 años. Por lo tanto, prevenir que los jóvenes fumen, incluyendo cigarros electrónicos (e-cigs), significa que hay más posibilidades de que menos personas usen tabaco. Esto redundará en mejores condiciones de salud para todos.