tobacco purchase age

Mayor Bloomberg signs law to raise cigarette purchase age to 21
Mayor Bloomberg signs law to raise cigarette purchase age to 21
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 11/19/2013 at 3:04PM

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has signed a law making New York the first major U.S. city to have a minimum cigarette purchase age of 21. Bloomberg signed the law on Tuesday, raising the minimum age for buying cigarettes and other tobacco products, as well as e-cigarettes, from 18 to 21. The law, which Bloomberg said “will [...]

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 [...]