E-Cigarette Regulations - Wisconsin

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

No

 

How does the state define an e-cigarette?

Nicotine product means “a product that contains nicotine and is not . . . 1. A tobacco product. 2. A cigarette. 3. A[n FDA-approved] smoking cessation product . . . .”
Wis. Stat. Ann. § 134.66(1)(f) (2020)

Vapor product means “a noncombustible product that produces vapor or aerosol for inhalation from the application of a heating element, regardless of whether the liquid or other substance contains nicotine."
Wis. Stat. Ann. § 139.75(14) (2020)

 

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

Vapor products taxed at rate of $0.05 per ml of liquid or other substance.
Wis. Stat. Ann. § 139.76(1m) (2020)

 

What regulations are in place for e-cigarette packaging?

N/A

 

What restrictions are in place for retail or youth access?

Sale/distribution of nicotine products to persons under age 18 prohibited.
Wis. Stat. Ann. §§ 134.66(2)(a) (2020)

Sampling of nicotine products restricted to places inaccessible to persons under age 18 (without parent/guardian).
Wis. Stat. Ann. § 134.66(2)(am) (2020)

Purchase/possession of nicotine products by persons under age 18 prohibited.
Wis. Stat. Ann. § 254.92(2) (2020)

 

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

No

 

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

E-cigarette use prohibited at State Fair Park indoor facilities and main stage area.
Wisconsin State Fair Park Admission Policies

 

Wisconsin e-cigarette regulations as of September 15, 2020.

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