News Alert!!: California: New smoking age takes effect today.
Starting on Thursday, June 9th, 2016, the new smoking age will go into effect in California.
California Governor Jerry Brown signed the new smoking age bill on Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 raising the legal age to buy tobacco for smoking, dipping, chewing, and vaping from 18 years old to 21 years old in California.
The bill also regulates electronic cigarettes and restricts the use of electronic cigarettes in public places and expand no-smoking areas at public schools.
California the second state in the Untied States of America after Hawaii to raise the legal smoking age to 21 years old .