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NYC may raise tobacco purchase age to 21
News Cristabelle Tumola 4/22/2013 at 4:00PM

If City Council Speaker Christine Quinn has her way, drinking won’t be the only thing that becomes legal at 21. Newly proposed Council legislation would raise the minimum age for purchasing tobacco products in the five boroughs from 18 to 21. The change would make NYC the first major U.S. city to have a minimum [...]