June 27, 2019
Rather than restricting access to electronic cigarettes with regulations, taxation, and even prohibition, lawmakers should embrace their use as an effective smoking cessation tool.
July 11, 2019
Proposed legislation would require flavored e-cigarettes (other than menthol, mint and tobacco) to be sold exclusively at age-restricted retailers.
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.
April 23, 2019
Proposed bill would apply a 60 percent wholesale tax on e-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.
March 26, 2019
Bill would apply a 30 percent excise tax on e-cigarettes and vaping products, as well as requiring retailers to pay a tax on existing inventory by July 1, 2019.
February 25, 2019
Legislation would apply a 95 percent tax on e-cigarettes and vaping devices.
March 6, 2019
Legislation restricting access to vaping products, yet not combustible cigarettes, is a disservice to public health.
February 20, 2019
Proposal to add a 68 percent tax to vaping products is a disservice to tobacco harm reduction.