Age to buy tobacco in Chicago increasing to 21 this week
10:45 AM, Jun 29, 2016
10:52 AM, Jun 29, 2016
CHICAGO (AP) -- The minimum age in Chicago for buying cigarettes and other tobacco products goes up to 21 at the end of the week.
The city on Friday joins about 170 local jurisdictions around the country that have made the change, including New York City and Boston. Health advocates have pushed the policy to discourage teenagers from starting a harmful habit.