The Adams, Mass. Board of Health has approved an increase to the minimum age to purchase tobacco products, voting unanimously on Tuesday to raise it from 18 to 21-years-old.
The change will go into effect on Feb. 1, 2017, and will add Adams to the steadily growing list of more than 130 cities and towns of in the state to pass such an increase.
The proposal received no public opposition according to a report from iBerskhires.com.
Adams is located in northwestern Massachusetts and home to approximately 8,500 residents.