Members of the Gardner City Council will discuss increasing the age to purchase tobacco products to 21, according to the March 21 agenda.

Graphic courtesy of City of Gardner

Graphic courtesy of City of Gardner

Current state law prohibits the sale or use of tobacco products, electronic cigarettes or tobacco products to 18; violation is subject to a $25 fine.
City staff is recommending raising the age to 21, and a presentation will be heard by members of the Healthy KC Action Team which sponsors Tobacco 21.
The council will meet in regular session Monday, March 21 at city hall.