Attorney General Ferguson: Raise smoking age to 21

January 21, 2015 at 5:09 pm
  • Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson proposes raising the state smoking age to 21.
  • Ferguson says Washington would be the first state to raise the legal age for purchasing and possessing tobacco and vapor products to 21, though some cities and counties have tried it.
  • According to the Attorney General’s office, Alabama, Alaska, New Jersey and Utah already prohibit the sale of tobacco products to persons under the age of 19.

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