The Thunderbeat

New tobacco laws affect teens

Gia Blanks, Reporter

January 31, 2020

On Dec. 20, 2019, President Donald Trump signed the Tobacco 21 bill, which raised the purchasing age of tobacco from 18 to 21. The bill took effect on January 1, 2020. Only 19 states have raised the tobacco age to 21, and Nebraska i...

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