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Mayor Bloomberg Plans to Change Age of Buying Cigarettes to 21

Radley2 Wrote: Apr 25, 2013 1:57 PM
good point... I don't want any of them moving to upstate. We have enough issued having to pay high taxes for the services they get in NYC.
Nam65-66 Wrote: Apr 25, 2013 4:05 PM
I live in upstate New York also,and I wish to point out that Bloomberg is setting up the conditions for another prohibition,just like the alcohol prohibition(that worked out real well,didn't it?). The people of the city will be making trips to outlying areas to stock up on their goodies.There is money to be made there!

An eighteen year old is old enough to choose a president, drive, and give their life for their country but is too young to buy cigarettes as far as New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg is concerned.

The politician notorious for his nanny state views wants to raise the age to legally buy cigarettes from 18 to 21 under a proposed legislation announced Monday by city Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley and city council Speaker Christine Quinn.

“With this legislation, we’ll be targeting the age group at which the overwhelming majority of smokers start,” Ms. Quinn said at a City...