ADEA State Update

San Francisco, CA, and Boston, MA, Look to Raise Age to Purchase Tobacco

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San Francisco   On Nov. 17, San Francisco Supervisor Scott Weiner (D) sponsored an ordinance to ban tobacco retailers from selling tobacco products, including smokeless tobacco and electronic cigarettes, to persons under age 21.   The ordinance notes, “ t

City of San Marcos, Texas Slated to Vote on Water Fluoridation in November

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On Nov. 3, San Marcos residents will vote on whether to continue community water fluoridation in the area. The ballot language reads as follows Proposition 1 (see PDF page 3) “Amending the San Marcos City Charter to add a separate

Chicago Expands Dental Program to all Public Schools

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On May 6, the Chicago City Council approved an ordinance, introduced by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, which would expand that city’s current dental program in Chicago Public Schools (CPS) to all schools within Chicago’s borders.   “Thousands of low income children
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