Our view: Changes raise inconvenient questions

While a recent change in federal regulation has risen the age required to buy tobacco and electronic vaping products to 21, the change also raises some questions about when a person can make adult choices.

The regulation change was heralded as a means to help protect young adults from addiction to vaping products.

While we can agree that the regulation will have that outcome with some people, it also means 18-year-olds have an adult choice taken from them.

Someone who is 18 years old can legally made decisions such as determining if they want a tattoo or another form of body modification witho...


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