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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

Columbia raises age to purchase tobacco to 21

Columbia raises age to purchase tobacco to 21

Luke Chval February 4, 2015

No RBHS students can legally purchase tobacco in Columbia anymore. The Columbia City Council decided by a 6-1 vote to raise the legal age for purchasing tobacco products to 21 on Dec. 15. Many localities...

Student View: Marijuana Legalization

Student View: Marijuana Legalization

Sam Mitten February 11, 2014

Marijuana is, according to the National Institute of Drug Abuse, the third most abused drug in America today right behind tobacco and alcohol. While two states, Colorado and Washington, have legalized...

Student View: Tobacco

Student View: Tobacco

Sam Mitten December 20, 2013

Almost one out of every five adult Americans smokes cigarettes, with 21.6% of adult males and 16.5% of adult women smoking. These statistics, provided by the Center of Disease Control and Prevention, do...

Pop culture portrayal of tobacco, alcohol and drugs influences teens

Pop culture portrayal of tobacco, alcohol and drugs influences teens

Jake Alden April 23, 2013

In an episode of AMC’s Mad Men, advertising executives Roger Sterling and Don Draper lounge around an office after-hours in immaculately fashionable ‘60s suits. Amidst their conversation, Draper takes...

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