Lawmakers debate bill to raise New Jersey's smoking age to 21
A bill in the state Legislature could raise the legal age to buy tobacco in New Jersey to 21.
The restriction would include cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes.
If approved, New Jersey would have the highest age limit in the country.
"Nicotine is more addictive than heroin," says state Sen. Joseph Vitale. "So when someone starts smoking,...