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USA raise minimum age for cigarette purchase to 21 years

Smoking should become less attractive for young people. The American Senate has now decided to significantly increase the minimum age for purchasing tobacco products and e-cigarettes. The USA is raising the minimum age for purchasing tobacco products and e-cigarettes from 18 to 21 years. The Senate passed a first package of legislation on next year’s budget, to which several other bills were attached – such as the amendment concerning tobacco and e-cigarettes. The death of dozens of people after using e-cigarettes has caused great concern in the USA. According to the CDC, more than 50 people have already died, with […]

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More than 30 deaths from e-cigarettes

In the USA, almost 1500 people have now developed mysterious lung problems caused by e-cigarettes, and the number of deaths is also increasing. For Germany, authorities only warn against self-mixed liquids. The number of deaths related to e-cigarettes has continued to rise in the USA. By Tuesday, 33 people in 24 US states had died after using electronic cigarettes, the US health authority CDC announced. The dead were on average 44 years old, the youngest 17, the oldest 75, reported the US health authorities. In addition, there are almost 1500 confirmed illnesses almost throughout the country. A week earlier, the […]