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A new tobacco control bill has been passed, raising the minimum age for young people to buy cigarettes from 18 years to 20 years. more

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Scotland is one of the latest countries to regulate e-cigarettes as restrictions on e-cigarettes including a ban on sales to under-18s came into effect on April 1. more

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California recently became the second state in the US to raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products to 21. more

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Anti-tobacco campaign group SmokeFree Tasmania has rejected the State Government’s proposal to raise the minimum legal smoking age from 18 to 21. more

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From the Associate editor

The Allure of the Forbidden Fruit

Is enforcing a legal sales age an effective measure to prevent young people from smoking, or is it just going to make that forbidden fruit that much sweeter and alluring?

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