Senate bill will raise the age to 21 for the sale of tobacco products.

Moving past committee, the bill will amendKRS 438.305 to change the definition of “proof of age”; amend KRS 438.310 to prohibit the sale of tobacco, alternative nicotine, or vapor products to persons under the age of 21; amend KRS 438.311 to make it unlawful for persons under 21 to buy tobacco, alternative nicotine, or vapor products; establish a fine of not less than $50 nor more than $500 for a person over the age of 18 who violates the age restrictions for purchasing or receiving tobacco, alternative nicotine, or vapor products; remove status offense designation for violations by persons under 18