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posted by Fnord666 on Friday August 11, @08:17PM   Printer-friendly
from the puffery-piece dept.

Oregon has joined California, Hawaii, Maine, and New Jersey in raising the minimum age limit for purchasing tobacco and related products to 21:

Oregon is raising the minimum age for buying tobacco and e-cigarettes in the state to 21, bringing its regulations into line with sales of marijuana products.

The new law, signed by Governor Kate Brown on Wednesday and taking effect on Jan. 1, bans under-21s from buying tobacco products and vaping devices, and makes vendors liable for fines for under-age sales.

The current age limit in the state is 18.

Previously: California's Legal Smoking Age Set to Rise to 21


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  • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Saturday August 12, @02:02AM

    by Anonymous Coward on Saturday August 12, @02:02AM (#552693)

    Also cannot pump my own gas in NJ. But I'm largely OK with it, and most likely would opt for full service if self-service was available. Then again I hope to have an electric car in the future, and if these stupid fucks make it that I cannot charge it at home because "MUH JEBS" I will kill someone.