Age to buy smokes, vapes to 21; City adopts Tobacco 21 law

Beginning next year no one under the age of 21 will be legally allowed to purchase tobacco products, including electronic smoking devices, within the city limits of Harrison.

Ordinance No. 1441 was passed unanimously by Harrison City Council at its regular monthly meeting Thursday, Sept. 27. The law was proposed by members of Ignite, a youth group supported by North Arkansas Partnership for Health Education (NAPHE) and the Boone County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition. Several student representatives made a formal presentation to council members during the monthly committee meetings last Sept. 13.

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October 2, 2018