New York City Raises Tobacco Sales Age Limit

Law360, Los Angeles (October 30, 2013, 8:54 PM EDT) -- New York City on Wednesday became the first major U.S. city to ban tobacco and e-cigarette sales to people younger than age 21 when the City Council passed a measure to tighten tobacco product regulations.

The council approved two anti-smoking bills — one creating a $10.50 price floor for a pack of cigarettes to combat tax evasion and one limiting purchases to people at least 21 years old — in a 35-10 vote on Wednesday afternoon.

The two bills were part of a major push by...
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