Age Restrictions

Massachusetts Town Sued Over Banning Tobacco Sales to Anyone Born After Jan. 1, 2000

Last year, residents of Brookline, Mass. approved a change to its town law that banned the sale of tobacco to anyone born after Jan. 1,…

Louisiana Governor Signs Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase Bill Into Law

On Wednesday, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards signed HB 473 into law, a bill that will raise the state’s minimum age to purchase tobacco products…

Nevada’s Governor Signs Bill Increasing Tobacco Purchasing Age

Nevada has become the latest state to bring its laws into alignment with the federal minimum age of 21-years-old to purchase tobacco products, as today…

Nevada Senate Approves Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase

Earlier this week, the Nevada Senate gave its approval to AB 59, a bill that if signed into law by the governor will bring the…

Rhode Island Senate Approves Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase

Earlier this week, the Rhode Island Senate approved SB 263, a bill that will raise the state’s minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18-years-old…

Florida’s Governor Signs Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase Bill

After vetoing a somewhat similar bill last year, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a bill that will raise the state’s minimum age to purchase…

Alabama Legislature Passes Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase, Sends to Governor (Update)

Alabama could be the next state to officially raise its minimum age to purchase or possess tobacco products, as on Thursday the legislature approved HB…

Florida Legislature Approves Tobacco Purchase Age Increase (Update)

The Florida legislature has passed a bill that would increase the state’s minimum age to purchase tobacco products and e-cigarettes to 21-years-old, aligning it with current…

Nevada Assembly Approves Bill Increasing Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21-Years-Old

On Tuesday, the Nevada Assembly gave its approval to AB 59, a bill seeking to raise the state’s minimum age to purchase tobacco products to…

Idaho House Rejects Bill to Increase Minimum Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21

Today, the Idaho House of Representatives voted 40-28 against increasing the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18- to 21-years-old. S.B. 1087 passed the…

Idaho Senate Passes Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase

Nearly one year after it rejected an effort to increase the minimum purchasing age for tobacco products to 21-years-old, the Idaho Senate passed S.B. 1087…