The Aspen City Council has passed an ordinance this week that will raise the legal age of purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21.

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The ordinance is aimed to help deter tobacco addiction with younger adults. Here in Colorado, is the first city to enact a law raising the age for tobacco products to 21 years of age. The law will take effect on January 1st, 2018.

 

Source: TheDenverChannel