Local New Age Requirements for Purchasing Tobacco Products
Teens in Chautauqua county will no longer be able to legally purchase tobacco products. Now passed by the County Legislature the county has raised the legal age for purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21 years old.
While officials feel the change is positive for the health of the youth in the county, some local business are concerned that this will result in a lack of sales and hurt their business. The change will go into effect October 1st.