Tobacco 21

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The City of San Antonio passed a new ordinance that prohibits the sale of tobacco products to persons under the age of 21 earlier this year.


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People between the ages of 18 and 20 will not be able to buy tobacco in San Antonio, starting Oct. 1 after a 9 to 2 vote by City Council Thursday. District 6 Councilman Greg Brockhouse and District 10 Clayton Perry were the two dissenting votes.

 

Jerry Quijano / Texas Public Radio

The San Antonio City Council will vote Thursday on whether or not to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21 years old.