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Tobacco 21

Alaska Senate Approves Tobacco 21 Bill

In addition to fines for those caught selling tobacco products to those under 21, S.B. 89 would also introduce fines for those under 21 that are caught possessing tobacco or vaping products.

Oklahoma Reinstating Fines for Underage Tobacco & Vaping Possession

Less than a year after Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a law removing fines as punishment for underage tobacco or vaping use and possession, Stitt has signed a new law reintroducing the fines as a form of punishment.

Oklahoma Set to Reintroduce Fines for Underage Tobacco Buyers (Update)

Last year, Oklahoma’s legislature passed a bill that removed the fines for those caught violating the state’s Tobacco 21 bill. Now, it’s on the verge of reintroducing fines.

Kansas Increases Minimum Age to Purchase Tobacco Products to 21

A similar measure failed to clear the Kansas Senate last year. This act means that Kansas’ state law is now consistent with the federal Tobacco 21 statute.

Kansas Tobacco 21 Bill Heads to Governor (Update)

This bill would bring Kansas’ state law in line with existing federal requirements, making it easier for local law enforcement to enforce the federal Tobacco 21 standard that was approved in late 2019.

Alaska Tobacco 21 Bill Would Restrict Internet Tobacco Sales, Increase Vaping Taxes

Last year, Gov. Mike Dunleavy vetoed a very similar bill, but Sen. Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak, has a new bill with different language.

Brookline, Mass.’s Tobacco Sales Ban Survives Court Challenge

The ruling could clear the way for other municipalities to ban entire generations from ever purchasing tobacco products.

Alaska’s Governor Vetoes Bill Containing Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase

The state won’t be aligning its laws with the federal minimum purchasing age due to a tax increase contained in the bill.

Michigan’s Governor Signs Bill Raising Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21-Years-Old

You now have to be at least 21-years-old to purchase any tobacco products in Michigan.

Oklahoma Drops Fines for Underage Tobacco Purchasers

Now, those caught violating the rule will have to go to a tobacco education class.

Alaska Legislature Passes Tobacco 21 Bill, Sends to Governor

Alaska is close to bringing its tobacco purchasing age laws into alignment with the federal minimum age.