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Community reductions in youth smoking after raising the minimum tobacco sales age to 21
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    Re: Raising the Minimum tobacco sales age to 21- worth a try?

    To the Editor,

    Despite the seemingly decline in tobacco use, the habit is picked up by youths on a daily basis. According to the CDC fact sheet, tobacco use is established primarily during adolescence where 9 out of 10 cigarette smokers first initiate smoking by age 18. In the United States, more than 3,800 youths aged 18 years or younger try their first cigarette every day [1]. If the trend continues, about 5....

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