Tobacco Sales

NYACS President Jim Calvin spoke Monday at Campus Mobil in Albany.
WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

With New York’s tobacco sales age raising from 18 to 21 this week, Albany County legislators are set to decide whether to prohibit the sale of most flavored tobacco products.

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After a bill to raise the tobacco sale and use age to 21 in Vermont was tabled in the Senate, a cohort of cancer patients and survivors is holding an all-day meeting on anti-cancer policy in the state.