West Virginia lawmakers introduce bill to increase tobacco age to 21

Politics
tobacco mgn_1515752345437.jpg-794306118.jpg

CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS) – West Virginia Lawmakers have introduced a bill that proposes an increase in age requirements to purchase tobacco products. 

If both chambers agree this legislative session, Senate Bill 13 would raise the West Virginia tobacco age from 18 to 21.

Right now, the bill is being referred to both the Senate and Judiciary Committees. 

If it passes both committees, it will head to the senate floor for a vote. 

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Download the FREE WOWK 13 News App

Washington DC Bureau

More Washington DC Bureau

Trending Stories

Don't Miss

Trending Stories