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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine just signed a new budget for the state that includes a lot of changes.

The biggest one involves tobacco and the age required to purchase any of the related products.


The approved budget also means that the age to purchase tobacco products in Ohio increases from 18 years old to 21.

Products like cigarettes, rolling papers, vaping products, and chewing tobacco are affected by the change.

The age change is has now taken effect across Ohio.

Gov. DeWine is also planning to reveal more on the state’s budget for the next two years “soon.”

Click here for on the tobacco changes in Ohio


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