Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

S02202 - (e-cigarette use) - An Act to amend the public health law—Health Committee Discharged and Committed to Rules—Session Adjourned

This bill makes the restrictions relating to smoking in public areas applicable to electronic cigarettes, and allows the use of the products in retail electronic cigarette stores. It requires registration for vendors of electronic cigarettes, and states that electronic cigarettes do not include any product approved as a drug or medical device by the FDA.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause