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Columbus City Council increased the legal age to purchase tobacco products to 21-year-old on Monday night. City leaders hope the new measure will lead to a healthier population.

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Since Ohio voters approved an indoor smoking ban in 2006, experts can point to a host of resulting benefits - but a big drop in adult smoking isn't one of them.

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Columbus officials are considering a ban on the sale of tobacco products to any individuals younger than the age of 21.

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Ohio's efforts to prevent and control smoking and other tobacco use got another failing grade in an anti-smoking group's latest national review.

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The Ohio Department of Health has launched an anti-tobacco campaign aimed at getting veterans to put out their cigarettes for good.

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The city council in Grandview Heights has approved a revised ordinance that bans the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products by anyone younger than 21.

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says parents may be surprised to find their children have e-cigarettes in their backpacks as they head back to school.

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