California raises smoking age to 21, other states set to follow
The Christian Science Monitor - 06/09/2016
But the passage of the new measures likely heralds a more permanent shift – one that is moving away from cigarette smoking as a social norm, says Richard Daynard, president of the Public Health Advocacy Institute at Boston’s Northeastern University.
“I don’t think the tobacco industry lobby is what it once was,” he says. “I think the tide has turned.”