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Health & Fit Pa. Legislature moves to raise e-cigarettes, tobacco age to 21

15:41  22 november  2019
15:41  22 november  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Tobacco products include electronic cigarettes and natural and synthetic nicotine products. The American Lung Association says 50% of the United States' population already lives in a state or community that has passed a law raising the age to buy tobacco products to 21 .

Pennsylvania is moving to join 18 other states and ban the purchase of cigarettes and other tobacco products by people under 21 , although it’s maintaining an exception for military veterans Tom Wolf’s office said he’d sign legislation that passed both chambers of the state Legislature on Thursday.

HARRISBURG, — Pennsylvania is moving to join 18 other states and ban the purchase of cigarettes and other tobacco products by people under 21, although it’s maintaining an exception for military veterans or service members who are at least 18.

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Gov. Tom Wolf’s office said he’d sign legislation that passed both chambers of the state Legislature on Thursday.

Under it, the legal age to buy tobacco products will rise from 18 to 21 in Pennsylvania, unless a person meets the military service exception. The higher age takes effect next July 1.

Tobacco products include electronic cigarettes and natural and synthetic nicotine products.

The American Lung Association says 50% of the United States’ population already lives in a state or community that has passed a law raising the age to buy tobacco products to 21.

New York raises age to purchase tobacco and e-cigarette products to 21 .
New Yorkers hoping to purchase tobacco or e-cigarette products in the state must be 21 years of age to do so, thanks to a new law that went into effect this week. © HAZEMMKAMAL/Getty ImagesThe law that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed over the summer went into effect on Wednesday, officially raising the age to purchase such products from 18 to 21. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.

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