tobacco purchasing age

Pennsylvania’s Minimum Tobacco Purchasing Age is Now 21

The new minimum age to purchase tobacco and tobacco alternative products in Pennsylvania is now 21-years-old, as a bill passed in Nov. 2019 went into…

Iowa’s Tobacco Purchasing Age Now 21-Years-Old as Governor Signs Bill

On Monday, Iowa’s governor, Kim Reynolds, signed SF 2268 into law, which immediately raised the state’s minimum age to purchase tobacco and vaping products from…

Georgia House of Representatives Approves Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase

The Georgia House of Representatives has given its approval to SB 375, joining the Senate in approving a bill that would increase the minimum age…

Palatine, Ill. Makes Tobacco Possession Age 21-Years-Old

In an attempt to close what they saw as a loophole in Illinois’ tobacco purchasing age law, leaders in the village of Palatine have raised…

Michigan Senate Passes Cigar Tax Changes, Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase

This week, the Michigan State Senate passed a group of tobacco-related bills that include an increase to the state’s minimum age to purchase tobacco purchasing…

Iowa Legislature Approves Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase, Governor Expected to Sign Bill

On Thursday night, the Iowa House of Representatives approved SF 2268, a piece of legislation that will increase the minimum age to purchase tobacco and…

Colorado Senate Approves Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase

Colorado appears to be the next state in line to revise its tobacco purchasing age, as today the state Senate approved HB20-1001, which revises the…

Oklahoma Governor Signs Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase Into Law

A bill to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products in Oklahoma to 21-years-old has received the signature of Gov. Kevin Stitt, who signed…

Minnesota Increases Minimum Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21 (Update)

Minnesota is one signature away from increasing the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21. Update (May 16, 2020) — Gov. Tim Walz signed…

Bill to Increase Minimum Purchasing Age for Tobacco to 21 Heads to Oklahoma Governor’s Desk

After quickly passing both the House and Senate in early March, a bill that would increase the minimum age to purchase tobacco to 21 in…

Minnesota House of Representatives Passes Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase Bill

The Minnesota Legislature is back to business, and on Saturday, the House of Representatives passed a bill that will raise the minimum age to purchase…