In the United States the restrictions on the sale of e-cigarettes continue to flow. Last Wednesday it was the City Council of the City of Cincinnati in the state of Ohio who voted to raise the minimum age of sales of tobacco and vaping products to 21 years ago.
The City Council of Cincinnati, Ohio, voted Wednesday to raise the minimum age of tobacco sales to 21 years in the city limits. The sale of products of the vape will also be limited to people over 21 years old.
This decision was therefore voted with five votes to three even though a board member was absent. According to the member Tamaya Dennard, Council member, who sponsored this order, there is no question of incriminating the elderly 18 20 years who smoke or get products of the vape.
«The diseases caused by smoking are preventable at 100%. Without a doubt, this prescription will help reduce the number of unnecessary and preventable health problems in our region She said.
« With the new tobacco ordinance, Cincinnati will help reduce tobacco use among high school students who often purchase these deadly products from friends who have 18", Said a statement from theAmerican Cancer Society Cancer Action Network.
Cincinnati is the 16th Ohio community to adopt an age limitation ordinance at 21 years to buy tobacco.