June 11, 2019
Proposed legislation would apply differing tax rates to e-cigarette products and require vape shops to be licensed by the state.
May 30, 2019
Proposed legislation in Massachusetts would increase the excise tax on cigarettes by $0.50, double the tax on cigars, and create a 75 percent wholesale tax on electronic cigarettes and vaping devices.
May 17, 2019
Legislation would increwould increase the cigarette tax by $0.25 from $4.25 to $4.50 per pack, increase the tax on cigars by $0.30 to $0.80 per cigar, and create a new 40 percent wholesale tax on e-cigarettes and vaping devices.
May 16, 2019
Language added to the 2020-2021 Ohio operating budget would define e-cigarettes and vaping devices as tobacco products, as well as increasing the purchasing age of all tobacco products to 21.
May 9, 2019
Proposal would apply a 75 percent wholesale tax on tobacco harm reduction products.
May 8, 2019
Multiple bills would increase cigarette tax by $2, apply a 95 percent wholesale tax to vaping products, and one bill would tax vaping products at two different rates.
May 1, 2019
Data from state and local-level surveys of high school and middle school students in Hawaii and Massachusetts find e-cigarette use increased after laws restricting tobacco products to 21 were put in place.
April 29, 2019
Proposal would ask voters to consider a cigarette tax increase to $2.59 per pack, and a newly created 62 percent wholesale tax on nicotine products, including e-cigarettes.
April 29, 2019
Comment to U.S. Food and Drug Administration urging the agency to reconsider modifying their finalized rule to hasten the deadline for manufacturers of flavored tobacco products to submit their Premarket Tobacco Product Applications.
April 23, 2019
Proposed bill would apply a 60 percent wholesale tax on e-cigarettes and vaping devices.