State tobacco-related legislative bills that have been acted on by a state legislative committee or state legislature are listed below alphabetically by state:
New Jersey: Assembly Bill 1989, which prohibits the sale of menthol cigarettes and flavored hookah is scheduled for a hearing in the Assembly Health Committee on November 20, 2023. The Legislature is scheduled to adjourn on 12/31/23.
Pennsylvania: House Bill 1657, which repeals exemptions from the 2008 Clean Indoor Air Act and removes state preemption pertaining to smoking in a public place, was amended (to exempt tobacco shops and cigar bars) and passed by the House Health Committee on November 15, 2023 by a 13-11 vote. The bill now heads to the House for further consideration.
Wisconsin: Senate Bill 268 creates requirements relating to retail licenses to sell cigarettes and tobacco products, including state uniformity on licensing and a requirement that a person who sells electronic vaping devices must obtain a cigarette and tobacco products retailer license. The bill was amended to require, as of 7/1/25, that manufacturers of electronic vaping products must certify that the manufacturer has received marketing authorization from the FDA, or the electronic vaping device was marketed in the U.S. as of 8/8/16 and the manufacturer submitted a PMTA by 9/9/20. The amended bill passed the Senate and Assembly on November 14, 2023, and will now head to the Governor for final review.