The law makes it the second state to raise the minimum age to 21, following Hawaii.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 4 (Reuters) - California will raise the legal age for purchasing tobacco products to 21 from 18 under a bill signed on Wednesday by Democratic Governor Jerry Brown, part of a package of anti-smoking measures that also regulates electronic cigarettes.
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