A Connecticut legislator has introduced a bill that seeks to make the Constitution State the latest to enact a statewide minimum age of 21-years-old to purchase tobacco.
Rep. Gail Lavielle has authored and introduced H.B. 5131 to the state’s General Assembly, a bill that seeks to increase the minimum age to purchase tobacco products. While the full text has not yet been published, a summary does not make mention of a change in the age to possess tobacco products. The bill has been referred to the Committee on Public Health.