City Council to vote on raising tobacco age to 21 years old in New York City

New York could soon be the first major city to raise the tobacco buying age to 21. The City Council will vote today on a

There are currently no major cities in the U.S. that have a tobacco age over 19 years old.

There are currently no major cities in the U.S. that have a tobacco age over 19 years old. (10/30/13)

NEW YORK - New York could soon be the first major city to raise the tobacco buying age to 21.

The City Council will vote today on a bill to raise the age requirement on all tobacco purchases, including flavored electronic cigarettes.

There are currently no major cities in the U.S. that have a tobacco age requirement over 19 years old.  

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