First Day of Increased Age Requirement to Buy Tobacco in CountyCounty Council said nearly 2,000 deaths were caused by smoking, and 800 kids began smoking in the county last year.
Alderwoman Sponsors Bill to Raise Age to Purchase TobaccoA similar plan raising the tobacco-buying age from 18 to 21 did pass the St.Louis County Council.
St. Louis Co. Raises Age for Buying Cigarettes, Vapor ProductsBecomes 193rd U.S. municipality to adopt "Tobacco 21" ordinance.
Illinois Treasurer to Auction Unclaimed Items at State FairThe office plans to auction 21,500 unclaimed items including an Ernie Banks baseball card and 1997 Air Jordan shoes.
KC Participating More Than Most on 'Great American Smokeout Day'Kansas City, Missouri could soon prohibit stores from selling tobacco products or e-cigarettes to anyone under 21.
Hatchet, Folding Saw, Smoke Grenades Found in Carry-OnThe Illinois man also tried to sneak knives into his carry-on at BWI Airport in Maryland.
Should the Minimum Age to Buy Cigarettes Be Raised?The suggestion is part of a study by the Institute of Medicine, which found a minimum age of 21 would reduce smoking prevalence by about 12 percent and smoking-related deaths by nearly 10 percent.
Adele Sells 10 Million Records In U.S.Adele joins other artists like Whitney Houston, the Backstreet Boys and N’Sync who have reached the milestone.
Summer RewindA look back at the great movies, music and books that came out this Summer and a preview of what we can look forward to this Fall
DWI Charges For Driver Who Struck Highway WorkerPolice say Imperial man was legally drunk.