Is New Jersey’s 21-and-over tobacco law working?

Researchers at Rutgers University Medical School have received a $3 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to examine enforcement of T21 laws in New Jersey and elsewhere.

Christine Delnevo said, “We hope to provide the tobacco control community with that information so that they can pose the best laws to reduce tobacco use among young people.  One of the reasons why ‘Tobacco 21’ policies have been growing is not just because of access among young adults, but minors often get their tobacco products, like they do alcohol, from older friends.

 

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July 26, 2018