Wayland, MA wasn’t the only community in Massachusetts to raise the age of purchasing tobacco to 21 last night, as Hull, MA joined the movement.
The board of health unanimously approved the change at a meeting on Tuesday. The approval of age change makes them the 33rd community in the state where you must be 21 years old. The change goes into effect on January 1st.
They board also voted to ban smoking in parks, playgrounds and parking areas which will go into effect on November 1st.
The board will meet again on October 28th where it will take up flavored tobacco among other items.
Hull is home to 11,000 residents over 26.87 square miles and was founded in 1622.