Should 18 year olds be allowed to buy tobacco products? Right now Mississippi says, yes. But HB140 is trying to change that.

The act would push the legal age of purchasing tobacco back to 21. That includes cigarettes, chewing tobacco, pipe tobacco, etc. The reason suggested: because it is causing detrimental health problems for the state’s youth.

Read more below:

http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/2018/pdf/history/HB/HB0140.xml