CORRECTION to Dec. 30 story on higher age for tobacco purchases

EDS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged BC-CNS-Smoking Age that moved Monday, Dec. 30, under a WASHINGTON dateline, are asked to use the following correction. The error occurred in the 10th graf of the original. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

WASHINGTON – A Dec. 30 Cronkite News story about the new federal law raising the legal age to buy tobacco products to 21 misstated the relationship between Altria and Juul. Altria has a 35% interest in the e-cigarette company.