Are e-cigarettes in any section of the state’s statutes included in the definition of "Tobacco Products"?



How does the state define an e-cigarette?

Vapor product means “a noncombustible product that may contain nicotine and that uses a heating element, power source, electronic circuit, or other electronic, chemical, or mechanical means, regardless of shape or size, to produce vapor from a solution or other substance [including] an electronic cigarette, electronic cigar, electronic cigarillo, electronic pipe, or similar product or device and a vapor cartridge or other container that may contain nicotine in a solution or other form that is intended to be used with [any aforementioned] device.”
Mont. Code Ann. §§ 16-11-302(7)20-1-220 (2024)


Is there a state excise or special tax (non-sales tax) placed on e-cigarettes?



What regulations are in place for e-cigarette packaging?



What restrictions are in place for retail or youth access?

Sale/distribution of vapor products to persons under age 18 prohibited.
Mont. Code Ann. § 16-11-305(1) (2024)

Vending machine sales restricted to bars where machine is under direct line-of-sight supervision.
Mont. Code Ann. § 16-11-306(1) (2024)

Possession/use of vapor products by persons under age 18 prohibited.
Mont. Code Ann. § 45-5-637(1) (2024)


Is a retail license or permit required to sell e-cigarettes?

Mont. Code Ann. § 16-11-303(1) (2024)


What smoke-free restrictions exist for e-cigarette use?

Use of vapor products prohibited in or on public school property.
Mont. Code Ann. § 20-1-220(1) (2024)


Montana e-cigarette regulations as of June 15, 2024.

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