21 is new minimum age to purchase tobacco products

by | Dec 27, 2019 2:41PM

The federal minimum age to purchase tobacco products has been raised from 18 to 21. President Trump signed legislation on December 20th, amending the age requirements, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) shared.

“It is now illegal for a retailer to sell any tobacco product – including cigarettes, cigars and e-cigarettes – to anyone under 21,” according to the FDA.

Updates about the amendment for retailers from the FDA can be found here.

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