Virginia lawmakers have done more than just raise the minimum age for purchasing tobacco from 18 to 21. Gov. Ralph Northam signed two bills Wednesday that ban tobacco on school property for every school district in the state — outlawing tobacco in every school-related setting, including school activities off campus. The governor last month signed off on legislation barring people under 21 from buying tobacco and nicotine products.
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