Eden Prairie raises tobacco sales age to 21

The Eden Prairie City Council voted Tuesday to raise the tobacco sales age to 21.

The council passed the measure 3-1, making it the 19th community in Minnesota to raise the sales age.

Edina, Saint Louis Park, Bloomington, Plymouth, North Mankato, Falcon Heights, Shoreview, Minneapolis, Saint Peter, Richfield, Roseville, Minnetonka, Excelsior, Lauderdale, Hermantown, Brooklyn Center, Mendota Heights and Otter Tail County have also raised the sales age.