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2 Ferrysburg stores cited for tobacco sales to minors

Tribune Staff • Jul 21, 2015 at 11:02 AM

Other locations netted by the sting include Quality Car Wash in Holland, 7-11 in Zeeland and Anchor Party Store in Holland.

National data shows that 90 percent of current adult smokers started smoking before the age of 19. In Ottawa County, 58 percent of teens under age 18 say tobacco products are “very easy” or “sort of easy” to obtain.

Among teens who ever smoked, a third report that they did so for the first time before age 13.

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