Plymouth Votes to Raise Tobacco Purchase Age

Plymouth Votes to Raise Tobacco Purchase Age Photo: KSTP/File

November 29, 2017 01:06 PM

The city of Plymouth on Tuesday became the fourth in the state to raise the legal tobacco purchase age to 21.

The City Council approved the ordinance in a 4-3 vote.

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Plymouth follows Edina, St. Louis Park and Bloomington in raising the purchase age to 21. The Association for Nonsmokers-Minnesota says five states and 275 municipalities have adopted similar policies.

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