New York raises minimum age of tobacco and e-cigarette purchase to 21

New legislation in the US state of New York will raise the minimum age for tobacco and e-cigarette purchase from 18 to 21. The new law is hoped to address youth smoking and vaping following data from the surgeon general suggesting that 90% of the tobacco products used by minors is purchased by people aged between 18 and 20.

Source: https://news.yahoo.com/york-raises-legal-age-purchasing-212542210.html?guccounter=1