Federal Mandate Raises Age Limit to Buy Tobacco Products
A new federal law sets the minimum age to buy tobacco products at 21 years old.
President Donald Trump signed measure as a part of the agreement to fund the federal government.
A group of Republican and Democratic senators have wanted the measure for some time.
They finally got it pushed through by attaching it to a bill that had to pass to avoid a government shutdown.
The measure applies to traditional tobacco products like cigarettes and vaping devices.
Several states had already raised their ages for purchasing tobacco.
This measure mandates it nationwide.