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Explain Why The Smoking Age Should Be Increased To 21

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According to Joshua Berlinger and Andy Rose, ever since California raised the smoking age to 21 there has been a quarter-million premature deaths and 50,000 fewer deaths from lung cancer. The smoking age should be increased to 21 in all states because it would save many more lives and it would be harder for teens to get tobacco and vapor products. There are many people that die a year from lung cancer. Around 6 million people die a year in the US from tobacco use. According to Center for Disease Control (CDC), smokers will die at least 10 years earlier than nonsmokers. At least 1,300 people die a day from smoking. Also, according to CDC, if smoking continues at this rate then 5.6 million Americans under the age of 18 are expected to die
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