More states are targeting teen vaping, but will it help?

 

Source: Hannah Denham, Washington Post ( Paid Registration )

More restrictive smoking laws took effect Monday in Virginia, Illinois, Florida and Vermont—the latest in a line of legislative efforts designed to combat what some say is a teen vaping epidemic.

Virginia and Illinois joined six other states, the District of Columbia and hundreds of municipalities in implementing “Tobacco 21” policies, raising the buying age from 18 to 21. Eight more states are expected to enact similar laws by 2021, and a Senate bill introduced in May aims to do the same at the federal level.

But health advocates say raising the smoking age isn’t enough to curb youth access.

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