e-Cig Laws & News

Hawaii eCigarette Bill Tracker 2015 Live Blog: Up to Date Coverage & Information On eCig Legislations

UPDATES MADE: March 4, 2015  11:25AM HST

The legislative sessions in Hawaii began only last month and already we are facing 20 different bills all targeted towards regulating / limiting a vaper's ability to use and purchase electronic cigarettes. The best way to meet any challenge is head-on and with as much support as we can gather from the community, so in order to facilitate and encourage the common vaper to voice your opinion on these legislations we have started a Live Blog that will contain up-to-date information on all of the ecigarette legislations that have been and will be pushed through Hawaii's capitol. This live blog also contains information on all of the bills that have been presented so far, their definitions, the representatives who back them and also direct links to their official pages via Hawaii's legislative website. Stay informed, band together, voice your opinion and help Hawaii's vaping community fight these regulatory ecigarette bills!

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CALL TO ACTION: Stop Utah From Placing A Tax On eCigarettes

During this year’s Legislative Sessions, many states have been and will be putting through anti electronic cigarette bills that are designed to severely debilitate the ecigarette industry or possibly even shut it down. At the moment Utah’s ecigarette industry is in the crosshairs and we need your help to stop the ecigarette tax that their legislature is considering. Continue Reading

Two Hawaii Bills SB1220/SB1032 - 80% Tax On eCig Products That Contain Nicotine

Hawaii lawmakers have released SB1220, a bill if passed will label products that contain nicotine (like ecigs) as tobacco products and will place an 80% tax on nicotine containing products. The commenting period is currently open and we urge YOU to send in your testimony. On Thursday 2/5/2015 at Hawaii's Capitol starting at 9:00AM they will be holding a hearing of this bill. If you can make it come by and testify your very important opinion on why products that contain nicotine should NOT be labeled as tobacco products and stop them from passing this law. Continue Reading

CALL TO ACTION: Three New Hawaii Bills Have Been Introduced

Hawaii Vapers! Three new bills have been introduced in Hawaii that will greatly affect your vaping and so we need your testimonies! The Hawaii State legislature have introduced HB34, HB525 and HB586 all relating to where you can use your ecig, if these bills are passed it is only one more step until ecigs are banned just like their tobacco cigarette counterpart. Tomorrow Friday January 30, 2015 the HLT will be holding a reading for these three bills starting at 10:10AM in House Conference room 329—make the time to attend and share your testimony on why vaping should not be banned like smoking. Continue Reading

CALL TO ACTION: Michigan Vapers! Urge Gov. Snyder to Sign 668

Vapers in Michigan, we need your help! It is important that we urge Michigan Governor Rick Snyder to sign Senate Bill 668 that would ban ecigarette sales to minors. This bill is currently facing a possible veto from Governor Snyder due to increased pressure from tax-hungry opponents who want ecigs categorized like tobacco cigarettes. Here is how you can help prevent the possible veto of this positive bill. Continue Reading

95% Tax Hike Proposed On All Vape Products In Washington State

Outlined in his budget plan, Govenor Jay Inslee looks to place a 95% tax hike on all ecigs and vaping related products in the state of Washington, the same as all of the tobacco products in their state. Continue Reading

CALL TO ACTION: Stop Big Island From Banning eCig Use

Your vaping rights are in trouble on the Big Island. On Wednesday will be the last meeting on Bill 302, which if passed will effectively ban the use of ecigarettes and other electronic smoking devices on the island of Hawaii. You still have time to voice your opinion and stop this bill. Take action NOW, attend the hearing on December 17, 2014 (Wednesday), voice your opinion and STOP Bill 302 in its tracks! Continue Reading

Santa Monica eCig Ban in Effect & Honolulu Looks To Do The Same

Santa Monica has joined LA and has jumped on the ecigarette bandwagon, their ordinance has gone into effect just yesterday. It seems also that Honolulu, Hawaii has their sights set on doing the same. Continue Reading

Bill 302 Will Ban The Use Of eCigs In All Public Places On Big Island

Councilman Dru Kanuha of Kona is supporting Bill 302, which will classify ecigarettes in the same light as combustible tobacco cigarettes. If passed, ecigarettes will be banned from use from county facilities, beaches and parks just like their tobacco counterparts. Continue Reading

Hawaii: Bill 51 Will Change The Legal Age For Smoking Product Sales from Age 18 to 21

Tomorrow Wednesday, September 10, 2014 the City and County of Honolulu will be holding a meeting that will include a discussion on Bill 51. This bill if approved, will prohibit the sales of smoking products (including electronic cigarettes) to any persons under the age of 21. Read more on the specifics of this bill and how it will affect Oahu if signed into law... Continue Reading

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