New Jersey Becomes Latest State To Raise Legal Smoking Age To 21

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New Jersey is cracking down on cigarettes, becoming the latest state to hike up the legal age to buy tobacco products after Gov. Chris Christie signed his approval on Friday.

By restricting people under age 21 from buying cigarettes, the state is “giving young people more time to develop a maturity and better understanding of how dangerous smoking can be and that it is better to not start smoking in the first place,” Christie said in a statement. Read more at AOL.

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