No cigarettes for Oregonians under 21: bill passes state legislature

Published time: 7 Jul, 2017 16:01 Oregon lawmakers have passed a bill that would make it illegal to sell tobacco products to people under 21. Pending the state governor’s signature, Oregon is about to become the third state in the US to raise the age for buying cigarettes. Those starting to smoke under 21 are more likely to become lifelong smokers, said lawmakers, who believe that the law would prevent many young people from a lifetime of tobacco and e-cigarette addiction, as well as cancer, heart and lung diseases that can go with it. “The prefrontal cortex is the part … Continue reading No cigarettes for Oregonians under 21: bill passes state legislature