New Sales Age for All Tobacco Products 

In December 2019, President Trump signed a new law that raised the minimum legal age to sell cigarettes, electronic cigarettes, and other tobacco products from 18 years to 21 years. There are no exemptions under the federal law.

For more information, you can visit the FDA website by clicking here: 
Newly Signed Legislation Raises Federal Minimum Age of Sale of Tobacco Products to 21

Did You Know?

Approximately 95% of smokers started smoking before they reached the age of 21. 

In 2019, the Texas Youth Risk Behavior Survey reported that 18% of 15-to-17-year-olds identified as current vapor product users (past 30 days use).

Details About the New Law

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