Have Your Say: What do you think about California raising the smoking age from 18 to 21?

By Cassie Ordonio 

Tanveer Shahzad | 22 Administration of Justice
Tanveer Shahzad | 22
Administration of Justice

“It’ll be just like alcohol. People will find a way to get it anyway. However, I don’t care because I’m already over 21.”


Gabriel Parrott | 23 Computer Science
Gabriel Parrott | 23
Computer Science

“I think it’s a good thing because the best way to stop people from smoking is to prevent younger, misinformed people from being able to buy cigarettes.”

Delaney Bradix-Lofton | 24 Criminal Justice
Delaney Bradix-Lofton | 24
Criminal Justice

“I’m in favor of the higher age limit, because I have nieces and nephews, and I think the underage children should wait before they start smoking.”


Tristan Eng | 19 Psychology
Tristan Eng | 19
Psychology

“I’ve been smoking since I was 12, and now I vape. This useless bill extends to restricting vape products. This will do more harm than good because people won’t be able to get vape products, which are more healthy than
cigarettes.”


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