Anyone younger than 18 would be barred from buying electronic cigarettes in
under a bill the state Legislature has approved. Kentucky
The Senate gave the bill final approval on Monday. It will become law unless Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear vetoes it.
Minors are already banned from buying tobacco products in
. This bill
updates that ban to include electronic cigarettes. Kentucky
Electronic cigarettes resemble traditional cigarettes, except they are battery powered and the person inhales a vapor instead of smoke.
The ban would prohibit anyone under 18 from buying, possessing or using electronic cigarettes.