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By Madeline Coats
WNPA Olympia News Bureau 

Tobacco sales to anyone under 21 could become illegal

Proposed law would apply to tobacco and vapor products; lawmakers cite health concerns


Last updated 1/11/2019 at 4:39pm

A proposed law requested by State Attorney General Bob Ferguson and the Department of Health would raise the minimum legal age of sales for tobacco and vapor products from 18 to 21.

The bill, HB 1074, was co-sponsored by a bipartisan group of 11 representatives and introduced by House Minority Leader Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver.

HB 1074 would prohibit the purchase of tobacco and vapor product...

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