In the United States, older people between 18 and 20 years will soon no longer be able to quit smoking thanks to the vape. A few days ago Vermont became the 14 rst US State to raise the age of sale of tobacco products including e-cigarettes to 21 years ago.
LEGAL AGE AT 21 YEARS AND THE PROHIBITION OF ONLINE SALES OF VAPE PRODUCTS!
A few days ago, the governor Phil Scott signed a law making Vermont the 14th US State to raise the age of sale of tobacco products (including e-cigarettes) to 21 years. This new legislation will come into force on September 1er 2019. Phil Scott has also signed another law banning the online sale of e-cigarettes in Vermont, which will come into effect on 1 next July.
Kevin Burns, the CEO of JUUL Labs, issued a statement in favor of the legislation.
«We congratulate the governor and the Vermont General Assembly for enacting legislation to bring the age of purchase of all tobacco products, including vape, back to 21, making Vermont the eighth largest state in the world. take this important step in 2019", did he declare. "We will not be able to provide a real alternative to fuel cigarettes, the leading cause of preventable death in this country to one billion adult smokers if youth use continues unabated. »
There are currently 13 other states with identical tobacco law: Arkansas, California, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Oregon, Utah, Virginia and Washington.