Phoenix, Mesa voters want to raise smoking age to 21, polling finds

By KTAR Staff

A clear majority of voters in the Valley’s two biggest cities want to see the legal smoking age raised from 18 to 21.

Around two-thirds of voters in Phoenix and Mesa support the idea of increasing the age for buying tobacco and vaping products, according to polls released Tuesday by Valley-based OH Predictive Insights.

The polling was commissioned by the American Heart Association and CityHealth, an initiative of the de Beaumont Foundation and health care consortium Kaiser Permanente.

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