Must be 21 to buy tobacco in Catt. County

Cattaraugus County Tobacco 21 law now in effect

CATTARAUGUS COUNTY, NY-- Starting November 1, you have to be at least 21-years-old to buy tobacco products and e-cigarettes in Cattaraugus County.

The change was made to combat the number of smoking related deaths among young people.

Cattaraugus County has the highest rate of adult smokers in Western New York, followed by Allegany and Chautauqua counties.

The Chautauqua County Legislature recently passed similar legislation to attempt to cut youth smoking rates.  


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