Hawaii becomes the first state in the country to raise the legal smoking age from 18 to 21. The law took effect Jan. 1. Local tobacco control advocates say the state has become an example to follow.
Hawaii becomes the first state in the country to raise the legal smoking age from 18 to 21. The law took effect Jan. 1. Local tobacco control advocates say the state has become an example to follow. Nam Y. Huh Associated Press file
Hawaii becomes the first state in the country to raise the legal smoking age from 18 to 21. The law took effect Jan. 1. Local tobacco control advocates say the state has become an example to follow. Nam Y. Huh Associated Press file

Efforts continue to raise legal smoking age to 21

January 04, 2016 06:39 PM