The Onondaga County Legislature is being pressured to consider and adopt a bill that would raise the age to purchase all vapor and tobacco products from 19 to 21-years-old.
Although no bill has been introduced, local anti-smoking activists recently organized to promote the policy. The policy is also being promoted by Onondaga County Health Commissioner, Indu Gupta.
Onondaga County already has a minimum tobacco purchase age of 19, which is higher than most of the rest of the state.
Please take this opportunity, before a bill is introduced, to reach out to county legislators and urge them to reject the Tobacco 21 proposal
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Author: Alex Clark