Editorial: Raising age to buy tobacco products is common-sense legislation – The Recorder

Legislators took two important steps recently toward improving public health in Massachusetts by approving raising the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21, and closing the loophole exempting from state regulation bodyworks businesses that authorities say often are fronts for human trafficking. Massachusetts is poised to become the sixth state requiring that people be at least 21 to purchase cigarettes or other tobacco or vaping products after the House and Senate overwhelmingly approved the measure last wee…

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