Should the Smoking Age Be 21?

Jerry Brown signs tobacco control bills, lets us breathe easier via the Sacramento Bee

Jerry Brown signs tobacco control bills, lets us breathe easier
via the Sacramento Bee

Raising The Smoking Age To 21 Is A Terrible Idea via The Daily Caller

Raising The Smoking Age To 21 Is A Terrible Idea
via The Daily Caller

THE BASICS: The editorial board of The Sacramento Bee applauds California for going against the wishes of the tobacco lobby and raising the smoking age to 21, arguing that lives will be saved because fewer young people will start smoking. But Thomas Savidge of The Daily Caller says that if 18-year-olds are allowed to vote and serve in the military they should have the freedom to smoke if they feel like.