Monday the city of Healdsburg, CA, located in California wine countries Sonoma County, became the first city in the state to raise the legal tobacco purchase age to 21. Â The new ordinance, which will go into effect in December, with a 4-1 vote even after the lone against voter, Councilman Gary Plass, warned that the city could open themselves up to lawsuits from the tobacco industry and retailers alike. Â Though 18 is legally an adult and able to serve in the military and vote, they council passed the ordinance to curb underage smoking. Â The ban will include e-cig products and vapor as well. Â Along with the age hike, the new law will make it illegal for pharmacies to sell tobacco products, including supermarkets that have pharmacies located inside them. Â Under the new ordinance, retailers will be punished under a requirement to annually purchase a license from the city of $450, the fee is said to pay for the enforcement of the new law.