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A newly proposed spending bill would ban tobacco sales to Americans under 21

Cigarettes are displayed on store shelves Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Beverly Hills is considering outlawing the sale of tobacco products, a move that would make the glamorous California city the first in the nation to enact such a ban. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

  • Congress plans to use end-of-the-year spending packages to ban tobacco sales to individuals under the age of 21.
  • The new restriction would apply to both cigarettes and e-cigarettes.
  • The fiscal 2020 spending packages would also allocate $25 million to federal agencies for gun violence research and repeal several health taxes.
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Congress plans to use end-of-the-year spending packages to ban tobacco sales to individuals under the age of 21, as the proposal gains support on both sides of the aisle.

A set of spending bills to fund the federal government includes a provision that read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com