U.S. E-Cigarette Regulations - 50 State Review (2020)

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This snapshot of U.S. e-cigarette regulation was prepared by the Public Health Law Center. The information is based on a survey of current state statutes (plus Washington, D.C.) pertaining to e-cigarettes in the following areas: definition of “tobacco product,” taxation, product packaging, youth access/other retail restrictions, licensure, and smoke-free air legislation. Some links go to legislative websites because the laws have not yet been codified or are not otherwise available. 

Please click on a state on the map below to see the regulations in place as of December 15, 2019Click here to download the complete data set. [PDF]      

If you prefer to view our 50-state summaries by topic, click on the documents below:
States with Laws that Define E-Cigarettes (December 15, 2019)
States with Laws Taxing E-Cigarettes (December 15, 2019)
States with Laws on Product Packaging of E-Cigarettes (December 15, 2019)
States with Laws Restricting Youth Access to E-Cigarettes (December 15, 2019)
States with Laws Requiring Licenses for Retail Sales of E-Cigarettes (December 15, 2019)

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Click here to view Washington D.C.