Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

A00749—(e-cigarette use; tobacco 21)—An Act to amend the public health law

This bill amends the state smokefree air law by defining smoking to include the use of electronic cigarette, increases the age of sale for tobacco products to 21, and directs the Department of Health to study the health effects of electronic cigarettes on the public.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause