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Akron council votes to raise tobacco purchase age to 21

Akron council votes to raise tobacco purchase age to 21


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AKRON, Ohio - Akron City Council voted on Monday to raise the age for buying tobacco from 18 to 21 years. The legislation was sponsored by Councilwoman Linda Omobien and passed with a majority of votes. “I’m proud that, tonight, Akron City Council joined me in choosing a healthier future for our...

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