FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 10, 2016
Contact: Janet Chin (626)430-2499
Bill seeks to substantially reduce youth access to tobacco
(Sacramento, CA) – SBX2 7, authored by Senator Ed Hernandez, O.D., which would increase the tobacco purchase age to 21, cleared its final legislative hurdle on Thursday morning, passing off of the Senate Floor with a vote of 26 to 10. The bill now moves to the Governor for signature.