Maryland Raises Legal Tobacco Purchasing Age To 21

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The legal age to buy tobacco and nicotine products in Maryland will be raised from 18 to 21, and the state will add vaping devices to the list of tobacco products, under legislation signed Monday by Gov. Larry Hogan (R).

The law was passed in response to an uptick in teen vaping, which federal officials have declared an “epidemic.” The law will take effect in October.

“There is no more important job than protecting the health and safety of Marylanders,” Hogan said in a statement.

Read more at The Hill.

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4 COMMENTS

    • Maryland is a Blue State which means it’s the Democrats’ stronghold. No way will they allow voting age to be raised. They need the young dummies votes.

  1. So an 18 year old can be sent overseas to fight and die while serving in the US Army, but he can’t buy a pack of cigarettes???

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