Capitol Alert

January 29, 2015 2:45 PM

Bill would raise California smoking age to 21

Proposed legislation by state Sen. Ed Hernandez would raise the legal smoking age in California from 18 to 21 to keep cigarettes out of the hands of teenagers.

Capitol Alert

The go-to source for news on California policy and politics

Related content




Capitol Alert staff

Amy Chance
Political editor

Dan Smith
Capitol bureau chief

Jim Miller
California policy and politics
Capitol Alert editor

Christopher Cadelago
California politics

Jeremy B. White

Alexei Koseff

Taryn Luna
lobbying and influence

Dan Walters

Editor's Choice Videos