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: Senate Bill 45, which as substituted, imposes a tax on electronic smoking products (including e-liquid) at the rate of 45% of the wholesale price, increases the legal age to purchase and possess tobacco and vapor products to 21 years of age, and prohibits the distribution of electronic smoking products that are not clearly recognizable as a tobacco product, passed the Senate and was transmitted to the House on April 20, 2022. The current version of the bill reduced the proposed tax rate from 75% of the wholesale price and also removed a provision banning flavored electronic smoking products.
California: Assembly Bill 1690, which, effective January 1, 2024, bans the sale of single use e-cigarette devices except those for which an FDA marketing order has been granted, passed Assembly Judiciary Committee on April 19, 2022 and was amended on the Assembly floor on April 20, 2022.
Connecticut: Senate Bill 367, which prohibits the sale of flavored ENDS / vapor products; caps nicotine content at 35 mg/ml; requires dealers to maintain documentation of nicotine content and increases penalties for sales violations, was referred to the Joint Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding on April 19, 2022.
Delaware: Senate Bill 131, which reduces the tax rate on premium cigars from 30% to 15% of the wholesale price, was referred to the House Committee on Appropriations on April 14, 2022.
Georgia: The General Assembly adjourned sine die on April 4, 2022
Kentucky: The General Assembly adjourned sine die on April 14, 2022.