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Our Opinion: Congress steamrolls states, raises tobacco age to 21

A Wilson Times Co. editorial
Posted 12/20/19

In 1984, Congress used its power of the purse to limit alcohol sales to buyers 21 and up. The National Minimum Drinking Age Act threatened state legislatures with a loss of federal highway funds if …

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