AUSTIN — E-cigarettes would be off-limits for Texas minors to purchase under a proposal that has cleared both chambers of the Texas Legislature.
The bill originated in the Senate and passed the House on Tuesday.
The upper chamber only needs to approve tweaks made to it in House committee to send the proposal to Gov. Greg Abbott. His signature is needed for it to become law.
The proposal bans sale of e-cigarettes to minors, and possession of the devices by youths under 18.