The town’s board of health unanimously adopted an ordinance Monday night banning tobacco sales to a broader population, making Princeton the fifth town in New Jersey to enact such a law.
“The real impact of increasing the tobacco age of sale is putting the legal purchase outside of the social circle of those who initiate,” board member George DiFerdinando said. “It has minimal impact on those who are currently smoking.”
Princeton joins Bogota, Englewood, Sayreville and Teaneck in adopting an ordinance that requires customers to be a bit older than the state age requirement of 19 to purchase tobacco products. Read more in Star Ledger.