ANNAPOLIS (WJZ) — The Maryland General Assembly has approved a bill raising the legal age to buy tobacco and vaping products from 18 to 21.
The bill now goes to Gov. Hogan.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: 932 New Cases Reported, 11 More Deaths
The American Heart Association said they applauded the bill’s passing.READ MORE: 'An Incredible Therapy' | Hagerstown Doctor Says Monoclonal Antibody Treatment Provides Fast Recoveries For Some COVID Patients
“We applaud the legislature’s commitment to protect our children,” said Kerry Johnston with the American Heart Association.MORE NEWS: Rockville Police Officer, Maryland National Guardsman Daniel Morozewicz Arrested On Child Porn Charge