Tobacco laws amended: minimum age raised to 20

The minimum age to purchase tobacco products will be raised to 20 years old, and the term “tobacco-like products” will be added to cover new forms of tobacco consumption such as e-cigarettes, according to a draft amendment to tobacco control laws revealed today, May 29. Wang Ying-wei, director of the Health Promotion Administration of the Ministry of Health and Welfare told reporters that the amendments are to follow the United States and other countries. The US raised the age restriction

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