From next year, you must be 21 years old in all states in the UNITED states to purchase tobacco and e-cigarettes.
the UNITED states raise the national minimum age for purchase of tobacco and e-cigarettes from 18 years to 21 years.
It is clear on Thursday, where the Senate has approved a package of legislation that raises the minimum age from next year.
the UNITED states has the last time been focusing on the limitation of e-cigarettes, on suspicion that more have died as a result of the use.
the Amendment to the act will apply in all länder and is thus the same age limit as for the purchase of alcohol.
- I am proud that the Senate today has approved a legislative package that among other things ensures a tobaksfri youth, to tackle the urgent crisis and keep these dangerous products away from our children, says the u.s. senator Mitch McConnell.
It is expected that the us president, Donald Trump, will sign the bill Friday.
the UNITED states'center for disease control and prevention (CDC) has previously reported that there have been at least 380 cases of vejrtrækningsrelaterede diseases related to e-cigarettes.
Several companies in the UNITED states, which produces the cigarettes, have already begun to withdraw the products.The company Juul, who produces the e-cigarettes, has suspended sales in the stores and removed its marketing on the social media.
It is previously announced that the UNITED states will also prohibit the flavor and menthol in e-cigarettes also focusing on not attracting young people.
on Wednesday, presented to the Parliament, that the taste of e-cigarettes at home will be banned next year as part of the new tobakshandleplan.
In Denmark, is it permitted to buy tobacco and e-cigarettes, from 18 years.
/ritzau/Updated Date: 20 December 2019, 11:00