Our view: Changes raise inconvenient questions
January 8, 2020
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...