Tobacco Trouble – level 1
‘Vaping’ is smoking e-cigarettes. In 2017 in the USA, 2 million children between 11–18 vape. Vaping is not healthy.
You cannot buy cigarettes if you are 18 or younger. Some states raise this limit. In some states, you must be 21 to buy a cigar, a cigarette, or an e-cigarette.
Maryland is a small state in the USA. It is in the Mid-Atlantic region. Around 6 million people live there. It is the 13th state that raises the limit to 21.
Difficult words: raise (make go up).
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