Author: DANIEL S. WELLS, Gazette staff writer

Proposed law raises the age to purchase tobacco across the state
Policy

Proposed law raises the age to purchase tobacco across the state

Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal, D-Manhattan, is sponsoring a bill (A.273) that will increase the age required to purchase cigarettes and other tobacco products from 18 to 21-years-old statewide. New York City and Suffolk, Albany, Schenectady, Chautauqua and Cortland counties already require tobacco purchasers to be 21 years old. Nassau and Onondaga […]