NC House looks to raise smoking age
Legislation raising the age to purchase tobacco to 21 has emerged in the North Carolina House of Representatives.
The bill, H.B. 435, passed its first read a couple weeks back and has since been sent to the Rules, Calendar and Operations of the House Committees.
Although people turning 18 in 2017 will not be affected, from there on, those purchasing anything from tobacco to vaping products to rolling papers will need to be 21.
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