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Ann Arbor proposes a Tobacco 21 ordinance

A potential ordinance change in Ann Arbor could make it harder for young people to buy cigarettes and other tobacco products.  Ann Arbor City Council Member Julie Grand is proposing to raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products in the city from 18 to 21.

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While controversy on the proposal is expected, Grand is hopeful that if Ann Arbor takes the first step, then other municipalities in Washtenaw County, or the County as a whole, might follow and make a difference in reducing smoking rates and related health problems. Read Article

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