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Ohio raised the age for tobacco sales to 21

Jul 20, 2019 - The Cincinnati Enquirer (Ohio)

COLUMBUS - Ohio just became the latest state to raise its minimum age on tobacco and electronic cigarette sales to 21 years old - joining a national movement to prevent children from lighting up.

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine signed the change into law Thursday as part of the state's two-year budget, joining 17 other states that have raised the minimum tobacco sale age. It takes effect in 90 days.

Two days earlier, New York banned tobacco sales for those younger than 21. Two months ago, Kent...