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Year In Climate Change; FDA Raises Smoking Age To 2141:05
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Climate change-linked floods, storms and wildfires battered countries across the world in 2019. Environmental journalist Zoe Schlanger joins us to talk about how climate change affected us this year. Also, the Food and Drug Administration has officially raised the legal age of purchase for all tobacco products from 18 to 21. The new regulation was part of a spending package Trump signed. We talk to Jeffrey Hardesty of Johns Hopkins University about the change. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Dec. 27, 2019, full broadcast. You can find more at hereandnow.org, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on December 27, 2019.

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