Texas raises age for buying tobacco, e-cigarettes to 21.
A Texas new bill went into effect on September 1 stating that the new legal age to buy and use tobacco changed from 18 to 21. It was approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration.
A proposed Lane County ordinance to raise the legal age for buying and using tobacco products countywide from 18 to 21 should include a grandfather clause for people now aged 18 to 20, county.
This law supersedes the Texas Tobacco 21 law that went into effect September 1st, 2019; the Texas law included a grandfather clause allowing anyone already 18 or older to continue smoking, and anyone enlisted in our Armed Forces to be able to smoke.
There is no grandfather clause in the new statute. Meaning that persons between the ages of 18 and 21, who have legally been buying tobacco products under the current law, will again be banned from making such purchases, until they turn 21. However, the Legislature has added an exception to the statute.
Hello, as a current cigar smoker who is 20 and who smokes with my friends socially while watching football (in the state of Texas) I am very curious as to how this law will affect current smokers between the ages of 18-21. In Texas we have a grandfather clause allowing people born before August 31st, 2001 to continue purchasing and smoking. In.
AUSTIN, Texas (CBS) Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 21 into law Friday, which prohibits the sale of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and other tobacco products to Texans younger than 21. The.
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