Brooklyn Center's city council voted Tuesday night to up the minimum age for buying tobacco products. A newly revised ordinance raises the age from 18 to 21.
The ordinance will also limit the maximum number of tobacco sales licenses to 15. The city currently has more sellers than that, and sellers already licensed will be able to keep their licenses. But no new licenses will be issued until the total drops below 15.
The tobacco ordinance requires city-run training sessions for anyone selling tobacco, and increases fines for selling to… Read More