State tobacco-related legislative bills that have been acted on by a state legislative committee or state legislature are listed below alphabetically by state:
California: Senate Bill 395, which creates a new tax on purchasers of electronic cigarettes and e-liquids of 12.5% of the gross receipts from the sale of the products, to be collected and remitted by the retailer, passed Assembly Health Committee on July 13, 2021. Senate Bill 491, which adds violations of restrictions on nitrous oxide to the list of reasons to deny, revoke, or suspend a tobacco retailer license, passed Assembly Public Safety Committee on July 13, 2021.
North Carolina: House Bill 334 (as substituted in the Senate), which contains language to modify the excise tax on cigars to tax online sales the same as in-person sales (12.8% of the cost price with a cap of $.30 per cigar), failed to receive House concurrence. A conference committee was appointed on July 13, 2021.