Senate Raises Age To Purchase Tobacco Products

Posted to Applied Web NY on Mon, 04/01/2019 - 22:25

The Senate today passed legislation (S.2833) that will save lives by increasing the legal age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. The Senate joins the Assembly in passing this legislation that will reduce the use of tobacco among New York’s youth. This makes New York the eighth state to raise the tobacco age to 21.

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