State tobacco-related legislative bills that have been introduced in the past week are listed below alphabetically by state:
Nevada: Assembly Bill 544, which would have raised the minimum legal tobacco sales age for persons other than active military service members to 21, was introduced on June 2, 2019 and passed the Assembly the same day but died on adjournment of the legislature on June 3, 2019.
New Jersey: Senate Bill 3877 imposes a licensing requirement on vapor businesses, limits the sale of “container e-liquid” to vapor businesses and imposes a retail tax of 10% on “container e-liquid” (the definition of which excludes a pre-filled cartridge).
New York: Assembly Bill 8105 establishes maximum nicotine levels for electronic cigarettes and e-liquids manufactured in New York at 2%. Assembly Bill 8141 (same as S5056) provides restrictions on advertisement and promotion of electronic cigarettes (500 feet from schools) and prohibits misrepresentations regarding health consequences.