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Age for buying tobacco products rising to 21 in NY

Age for buying tobacco products rising to 21 in NY Photo: File / Pixabay.

WNYT Staff
Updated: November 04, 2019 01:35 PM
Created: November 04, 2019 01:33 PM

New York is raising the minimum sales age for tobacco and e-cigarette products.

Starting Nov. 13, the legal age for buying those products will go from 18 to 21 years old.

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Gov. Cuomo says the goal of this law is to prevent cigarettes and vaping products from getting into the hands of the youth, creating an addiction to a deadly habit.


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