Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

A05955 - (e-cigarette use) - An Act to amend the public health law—Passed Assembly 85-58—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