Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

State Status

No Preemption

Pending Legislation

Legislative Summary

H4361—(broad tobacco control bill)—An Act to protect youth from the health risks of tobacco and nicotine addiction—Proposed text to amend S2269—Session Adjourned

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


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


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