On Dec. 20, 2019, the President signed legislation amending the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, and raising the federal minimum age for sale of tobacco products from 18 to 21 years.
Regarding this, can 18 year olds buy tobacco in Florida?
Starting Friday you must be 21 to buy and smoke tobacco, nicotine products. TAMPA, Fla. — In an effort to reduce vaping among teens, Florida lawmakers passed a bill that raises the state’s legal age to vape or smoke tobacco from 18 to 21.
Also to know is, can military buy Vapes at 18?
NO tobacco products or tobacco paraphernalia may be sold to anyone under age 21 with the exception of active duty military personnel who are at least 18 years of age with military ID.
Can you smoke at 18 in the US?
It is illegal for anyone under the age of 21 years to possess or purchase tobacco products. The exception is for those in active duty while 18 years old. Prior to 1991 the minimum age to purchase tobacco products was 16 years of age, then in 2000 was raised from 16 to 18 and yet again was raised from 18 to 21 in 2020.
Subsequent to the federal age of sale increase, Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee and Wyoming have raised their tobacco age to 21.