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Texas could soon increase the legal age to buy tobacco, though active military members might be exempt

Senate Bill 21 passed Tuesday, raising the legal purchasing age for tobacco products from 18 to 21. But its author amended the legislation to exclude active military from the age raise.

A student  smokes a cigarette on the College of Communication plaza.

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Health care Dan Patrick Joan Huffman John Whitmire Texas Senate