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 (2023)
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) (2023)
Vending machine sales restricted to bars where machine is under direct line-of-sight supervision.
Mont. Code Ann. § 16-11-306(1) (2023)
Possession/use of vapor products by persons under age 18 prohibited.
Mont. Code Ann. § 45-5-637(1) (2023)
Is a retail license or permit required to sell e-cigarettes?
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) (2023)
Montana e-cigarette regulations as of September 15, 2023.