State tobacco-related legislative bills that have been acted on by a state legislative committee or state legislature are listed below alphabetically by state:
Maryland: House Bill 134 (cross-filed with Senate Bill 177), which prohibits the sale of flavored tobacco products and electronic smoking devices (includes menthol, mint and wintergreen), will be heard in the House Economic Matters Committee on February 10, 2021. Senate Bill 177, which prohibits the sale of flavored tobacco products and electronic smoking devices (includes menthol, mint and wintergreen), will be heard in the Senate Finance Committee on January 28, 2021. Senate Bill 273, which concerns electronic smoking device regulation, will be heard in the Senate Finance Committee on January 28, 2021.
North Dakota: Senate Bill 2156, which prohibits an individual under twenty-one years of age from purchasing, possessing, or using tobacco products or electronic smoking devices, passed the Senate and moved to the House on January 18, 2021. Senate Bill 2190, which prohibits the shipping of tobacco products and vapor products to any consumer and requires the sale of tobacco products and vapor products to be made by face-to-face over-the-counter retail sales transactions, was heard in the Industry Business and Labor Committee on January 20, 2021. Senate Bill 2189, which imposes an excise tax on vapor products at the rate of 28% of the wholesale purchase price and would require vapor product retailers and distributors to obtain a license, was heard in the Senate Finance and Taxation Committee on January 19, 2021.
Wyoming: House Bill 55, which increases the excise tax on cigarettes by $.24 per pack (from $.60 per pack to $.84 per pack) and also increases the tax on moist snuff by $.12 (from $.60 to $.72) for any amount of moist snuff up to 1 ounce plus a proportionate rate at the like rate on any fractional parts of more than 1 ounce, passed the House Revenue Committee on January 19, 2021.