Emanuel wants to raise age to purchase tobacco in Chicago

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Wednesday, January 13, 2016
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CHICAGO (WLS) -- You might have to be at least 21 to buy tobacco in Chicago soon.

On Wednesday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel will introduce an ordinance raising the minimum age from 18 to 21.

The measure includes cigarettes, e-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco.