Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances
 

Legislative Summary

S2269 - (broad tobacco control bill) - An Act to protect youth from the health risks of tobacco and nicotine addiction—Proposed to amend as H4361, passed House Health Care Financing and Rules Committees, referred to Ways and Means Committee—Session Ad

This bill broadly expands tobacco control protections: it defines smoking to include the use of e-cigarettes; prohibits the use of tobacco products on the grounds of primary, secondary, and vocational schools; prohibits the sale of tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, at health care institutions and retail establishments that contains a health care institution, such as pharmacies and drug stores; prohibits the sale of tobacco products to people under age 21; prohibits the sale of tobacco products via vending machines; and requires nicotine liquids to be sold in child resistant packaging.

  • Preemptive Action

    No

  • Anti-Preemptive Clause

    No