Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances
 

Legislative Summary

HB71 - (e-cigarette restrictions) - Nicotine and Flavored Smokeless Tobacco Product Restrictions - Session Adjourned

This bill places restrictions on the provision, obtaining, and possession of electronic cigarettes, which the bill defines as a "nicotine product." The bill prohibits the sale or provision of nicotine products to a minor; amends other existing laws about tobacco sales to minors and minors tobacco possession to also apply to nicotine products; provides advertising restrictions; and prohibits people from providing nicotine products to anyone in a correctional and mental health facility. The substitute bill expanded the bill to also extend these restrictions to flavored smokeless tobacco products.

  • Preemptive Action

    No

  • Anti-Preemptive Clause

    No