Lawmakers Hear Testimony on Bill That Would Raise the Smoking Age to 21 in N.H.

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Lawmakers in Concord heard testimony Thursday on a bill that would raise the smoking age to 21 statewide. Wednesday night, Newmarket became the latest New Hampshire community to raise the smoking age to 21. It follows Keene and before that Dover. Hannah Martuscello, a senior at Dover High School, is part of a youth group that advocates for raising the smoking age statewide. She said tobacco use in her school isn't just about cigarettes anymore. "Definitely you're seeing a takeover of the vape industry in the high schools. And people really aren't understanding that these vape products, these JUULs, have no no-nicotine option," Martuscello said. Victor Vitale with the New Hampshire Vapers Association spoke in opposition to the bill, offering his view...

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Lawmakers Hear Testimony on Bill That Would Raise the Smoking Age to 21 in N.H.

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