Growing Number of Cities Increase Legal Age for Buying Cigarettes to 21

An increasing number of cities are raising the legal age to purchase cigarettes and other tobacco products from 18 to 21, The Wall Street Journal reports.

The City Council in Evanston, Illinois, home to Northwestern University, raised the age to purchase tobacco on Monday. The Board of Health in Columbia, Missouri, home to the University of Missouri, is expected to do the same next month.

Full story of cities increasing the legal age for cigarettes to 21 at

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