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A RENEWED PUSH TO RAISE THE LEGAL SMOKING AGE IN ILLINOIS IS UNDERWAY AT THE STATE CAPITOL.
 
SUPPORTERS HOPE THIS IS THE YEAR THAT TOBACCO 21 LEGISLATION IS PASSED…RAISING THE LEGAL AGE FOR THE SALE AND POSSESSION OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS FROM 18 TO 21. SENATOR JULIE MORRISON OF DEERFIELD IS SPONSORING THE MEASURE.
 
 
KATHY DREA (dray) WITH THE AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION OF ILLINOIS SAYS A RECENT POLL FOUND THAT TWO-THIRDS OF VOTERS SUPPORT THE TOBACCO 21 INITIATIVE. 
 
 
THE BILL INCLUDES THE SALE OF E-CIGARETTES. SUPPORTERS SAY A RECENT STATEWIDE POLL FOUND THAT TWO THIRDS OF VOTERS FAVOR THE TOBACCO 21 INITIATIVE.

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