Tobacco Trouble – level 2
Maryland is a small state in the USA in the Mid-Atlantic region and around 6 million people live there.
Its governor raised the minimum age to buy tobacco and nicotine products from 18 to 21. He said that it is a reaction to the fact that so many teenagers are vaping.
People say that more than 2 million middle school and high school students used e-cigarettes in 2017.
Maryland is the 13th American state to raise the age from 18 to 21. One senator plans to make this raise everywhere in the USA.
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