Young voices back in battle to raise smoking age to 21
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Three young women from the Seacoast area who led last year’s effort to raise the legal smoking age in New Hampshire from 18 to 21 were back in Concord on Thursday, hoping for a different outcome this time around.
Last year’s bill was tabled in the Senate and never even got to the House for a vote.
High school students Hanna Martuscello, Elsa Rogers and Caitlin Temple are a year older and perhaps a little wiser in the ways of the New Hampshire legislature, but no less determined to succeed.