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Full Show: Raising The Age For Tobacco, And The Lost Galveston Hurricane Statue (May 22, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Raising the age for buying tobacco, the weekly political roundup, water conservation, and a lost statue in Galveston.

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Houston Doctor Leads Charge to Raise the Legal Smoking Age

Posted on · You may have heard in the news recently that the American Academy of Pediatrics recommended the purchasing age of cigarettes nationwide should be changed to 21. That recommendation came from a Houston doctor, Harold Farber. He’s associate professor of pediatrics in the section of pulmonary medicine at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital […]