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Sen. McConnell Issues Floor Remarks on Tobacco-Free Youth Act

Jun 27, 2019 - Targeted News Service

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, issued the following floor remarks regarding legislation to raise the national minimum age for purchasing tobacco products to 21:

"Just last month, I introduced legislation along with my colleague from Virginia, Senator Kaine, to address a serious and growing public health issue. As Senator Kaine and I laid out in May, the growing popularity and accessibility of tobacco products like e-cigarettes and vapor products are endangering America...