Laws By State

Vaping Laws By State

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• Prohibits the sale of E-Cigarettes to anyone under the age of 19.
• Prohibits the sale to E-Cigarettes to anyone under the age of 19.
• Prohibits the sale of E-Cigarettes to anyone under the age of 18.
• Prohibits the sale of E-Cigarettes to anyone under the age of 19.    –    Pending Legislation: E-Cigs included in indoor smoking ban.
• Prohibits the sale to E-Cigarettes to anyone under the age of 18.   –   Pending Legislation:
• Prohibits the sale of E-Cigarettes to anyone under the age of 18.
• N/A    –    Pending Legislation: Ban the use of E-Cigarettes in public places
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• N/A    –    Pending Legislation: E-Cigarettes included in indoor ban.
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(Updated 4-29-14) Chicago prohibits the use of E-Cigs within 15 feet of any building entrance. E-Cig use is banned in most public places. Chicago retailers must keep e-cigs behind the counter. • Illinois prohibits the sale of E-Cigs to minors.    –    Pending Legislation: Require all e-cigarette liquids to be sold in “special packaging” and require the Illinois Department of Public Health to establish standards for such packaging.  • BAN the sale of all E-Cigarette liquids in Illinois until these regulations are enacted.  
• Prohibits the sale of E-Cigarettes to anyone under the age of 18.
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• Prohibits the sale of E-Cigarettes to anyone under the age of 18.
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• N/A    –    Pending Legislation: HB713 would increase the state’s smokeless tobacco tax by 100%
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• Boston prohibits the sale of E-Cigarettes to minors and prohibits E-Cigs in the workplace.    –   Pending Legislation: The bill would ban E-Cigarette sales to minors, prohibit use on school grounds and regulate use in public spaces and workplaces. The bill is now making its way through the Massachusetts State House. 
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• Prohibits the sale of E-Cigarettes to anyone under the age of 18.
• Prohibits the sale of E-Cigarettes to anyone under the age of 18.
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• Prohibits the sale of E-Cigarettes to anyone under the age of 18.
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• Prohibits the sale to E-Cigarettes to anyone under the age of 18.
• Prohibits the sale of E-Cigarettes to anyone under the age of 18.  • Prohibits the use of E-Cigarettes in public places and workplaces.
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(Updated 4-29-14) New York City bans the use of E-Cigs wherever regular cigarettes are banned including restaurants, workplaces, bars, parks and offices.   • Prohibits the sale of E-Cigarettes to anyone under 18 years old.   • Prohibits use of E-Cigarettes within 100 feet of entrances of schools and public buildings.    –   Pending Legislation: • Define Electronic Cigarette products containing nicotine to be “tobacco products” under New York law by redefining the term to mean any product “containing tobacco or nicotine that is intended or expected to be consumed.”  • Impose a 95% wholesale tax on E-Cigarette sales  • Increase New York’s tax on smokeless tobacco  from 75% and 95%, a 27% increase.  • Require E-Cigarettes vendors to obtain a tobacco retail license to sell e-cigarettes.
• Prohibits the sale of E-Cigarettes to minors.
• Prohibits use of E-Cigarettes in almost every public and private location in the state.
• N/A   –  Pending Legislation: Prohibit sale of E-Cigarettes to anyone under 18. • Ensure electronic cigarettes and other alternative nicotine products remain taxed at a lower rate than traditional cigarettes and stay outside the states indoor smoking ban.  
• N/A   –  Pending Legislation: HB2097 would ban sales of vapor products to minors, not tax E-Cigarettes, Not require a tobacco license to sell E-Cigarettes, Not criminalize consumers who purchase E-Cigarettes online, Not define E-Cigarettes to be a tobacco product, and reduce Oklahoma’s tax on tobacco-derived products like snus and dissolvable.
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(Updated 4-10-14) Philadelphia has banned the sale of E-Cigs to minors and prohibits the use of E-Cigs in virtually all public places including bars, restaurants and workplaces.
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• Prohibits the sale of E-Cigarettes to anyone under 18.
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• Prohibits the sale of E-Cigarettes to anyone under the age of 18.
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• Includes E-Cigs in the state public smoking ban, prohibiting the use of E-Cigarettes in all public places and workplaces.  • Prohibits the sale of E-Cigarettes to anyone under 19.  • Includes E-Cigs in indoor smoking ban
• N/A   –  Pending Legislation:  • (Updated 4-7-14) Bill H 884 would impose 92% tax on E-Cigarettes. The bill will go before the Senate Fiance Committee.
• N/A  –  Pending Legislation: HB26 would prohibit purchase of E-Cigarettes by minors.
• Prohibits the sale of E-Cigarettes to anyone under the age of 18. • King County has banned the use of E-Cigarettes in public places.   –  Pending Legislation: Kitsap County is attempting to add E-Cigarettes to the smoking ban.
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• Prohibits the sale of E-Cigarettes to anyone under the age of 18.
• Prohibits the sale of E-Cigarettes to anyone under the age of 19.

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