NMC Commentary

Should the Age for Tobacco Use be Raised to 21?

Yes. It is a matter of health and economics, both of which are serious concerns in Vermont.  Tobacco continues to be “the leading cause of preventable death” and to make matters even worse, if that is possible, “for every person who dies because of smoking, at least 30 people live with a serious smoking-related illness” according to the national Centers for Disease Control and read all »