State tobacco-related legislative bills that have been acted on by a state legislative committee or state legislature are listed below alphabetically by state:
Alaska: The following bills are eligible for the Governor’s desk as of May 27, 2018: Senate Bill 15, which prohibits minors from purchasing or possessing electronic smoking products and requires any person who sells electronic smoking products to be obtain a business license; and Senate Bill 63, which prohibits smoking and the use of electronic cigarettes in enclosed areas of public places.
Connecticut: House Bill 5293, which prohibits the self-service display of vapor products in any retail establishment except where minors are prohibited from entering, was enrolled on May 23, 2018.
Illinois: Senate Bill 2332, which raises the minimum legal sales age and the age to purchase use or possess tobacco products from 18 to 21 and amends the existing free sampling provision by only permitting free samples of smokeless tobacco products in adult-only establishments, passed the House Health & Healthcare Disparities Committee on May 18, 2018.
Missouri: House Bill 1855, which allows local jurisdictions to impose excise taxes on tobacco products, died on adjournment on May 18, 2018.
Vermont: House Bill 922, which imposes a new tax on e-cigarettes and vapor products of 46% of the wholesale price, failed on adjournment on May 12, 2018.