The tobacco 21 act in Oregon returns to life

Tobacco online according to the “Portland Tribune” reported to compile the Oregon “Senate bill 754″, commonly known as &ldquo or “ 21” tobacco; T21” the sale of tobacco products, the provisions from the age of 18 to 21 years of age. The bill has been delayed in the legislature for months. The day before, Mr Vial suddenly the bill will be handed over to the house for a final vote.


In March, the Senate approved the plan, and then the house rules committee dragged on for months, and many unpopular bills would normally be stifled here. Recently, however, a sudden settlement has been lifted.

The main supporters of the bill are members of the Sen. Elizabeth Steiner Hayward and members of the Richard Vial, the former Democratic and physician, and the latter republican.

The solution to light a few hours later, Vial said: “ I represent members of both parties. I believe tobacco addiction costs a lot of money, but it’s also one of the most manageable issues. ”

Supporters say the tobacco captured more than 5500 people in Oregon each year. National statistics show that 95% of smokers are estimated to start smoking before the age of 21.

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