Missouri state law also may prevent city restrictions
Not surprisingly, heated accusations are coming from a politician—but politicians aren’t the only ones whose emotions are running high over potential e-vapor regulations.
When is an adult not an adult? That question is being asked more frequently as an increasing number of states, and now local governments, seek to place further restrictions on the sale of tobacco products by raising the legal age to purchase tobacco products. However, raising the legal age also has unintended financial consequences for retailers and state governments.
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Raising the legal age to purchase tobacco products is a solution that will not solve the problem of underage use of tobacco products. The solution in large part relies on curbing the access of tobacco by minors from social sources and enabling adults.
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