Tobacco & E-cigarettes

Bills that are relevant to tobacco and e-cigarette research taking place at the Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living can be viewed here.

Tobacco & E-cigarettes

Bill # Author Status Brief Description Past Bills (2019)
SB 216 State Senator Nathan Johnson Received by the Secretary of the Senate - 11/23/20 A tax is imposed on each sale of an e-cigarette in this state, including a sale made through a marketplace, except that the tax does not apply to a sale unless the tax imposed under Subchapter C, Chapter 151, applies to the sale.
SB 248 State Senator Nathan Johnson Received by the Secretary of the Senate - 12/17/20 A person may not engage in business as an cigarette retailer in this state unless the person has been issued a permit from the comptroller. A person shall obtain a permit for each place of business the person owns or operates at which sales of e-cigarettes are made.  

Tobacco & E-cigarettes Resources: 

1. Teen Vaping in Texas  

2. Vaping Advertisements and Teens 

3. Vaping with Flavors 

4. Age of Initiation of Tobacco Products Among USA Youth and Young Adults   

5. CATCH My Breath   

6. Texas Adolescent Tobacco and Marketing Surveillance Study (TATAMS)    

7. Texas Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science on Youth & Young Adults (TCORS)  

8. Teen Vaping and Lung Disease  

9.  Quick Facts About JUUL 

10. Surgeon General Report, E-Cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults  

11. Appeal of E-Cigarette Flavors  

12. FDA's Deeming Regulations for E-Cigarettes, Cigars, and All Other Tobacco Products 

13. THE FACTS on e-cigarette use among youth and young adults 

14. Extinguishing the Tobacco Epidemic in Texas  

15. About Electronic Cigarettes (E-Cigarettes)   

16. Campaign for Tobacco free Kids  

17. Truth Initiative