HB1410 (2020) Detail

Prohibiting the use of flavors and certain chemicals in vaping products.


HB 1410 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2208

01/10

 

HOUSE BILL 1410

 

AN ACT prohibiting the use of flavors and certain chemicals in vaping products.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Knirk, Carr. 3; Rep. Martin, Hills. 23; Rep. Marsh, Carr. 8; Rep. Indruk, Hills. 34; Rep. Muscatel, Graf. 12; Rep. R. Osborne, Graf. 7; Rep. Woods, Merr. 23; Rep. Fargo, Straf. 14; Rep. Crawford, Carr. 4; Sen. Rosenwald, Dist 13; Sen. Sherman, Dist 24

 

COMMITTEE: Commerce and Consumer Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits certain flavors and  chemicals from being added to e-liquids or other vaping products.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2208

01/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT prohibiting the use of flavors and certain chemicals in vaping products.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Statement of Intent.  The general court recognizes that flavored vaping products encourage teenagers to use vaping products, therefore, the general court hereby prohibits the sale of any flavors, except menthol, in any vaping or electronic cigarette products.

2  New Section; Youth Access to Tobacco Products; Flavors and Chemicals in E-Liquids.  Amend RSA 126-K by inserting after section 4-a the following new section:

126-K:4-b  Certain Flavors and Chemicals Prohibited in E-Liquids.  Flavors, except menthol, are  prohibited in e-cigarettes and other vaping products.  In addition, no chemicals shall be added to e-liquids or other vaping products which are prohibited for use as a food additive by the federal Food and Drug Administration or known to cause disease when inhaled in concentrations achieved by vaping.

3  New Section; Alcoholic Beverages; Tobacco Products; E-Liquids.  Amend RSA 175 by inserting after section 5-b the following new section:

175:5-c  Certain Flavors and Chemicals Prohibited in E-Liquids.  Flavors, except menthol, are  prohibited in e-cigarettes and other vaping products.  In addition, no chemicals shall be added to e-liquids or other vaping products which are prohibited for use as a food additive by the federal Food and Drug Administration or known to cause disease when inhaled in concentrations achieved by vaping.

4  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2021.

Links

HB1410 at GenCourtMobile
HB1410 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 15, 2020 House Hearing
Feb. 4, 2020 House Exec Session
March 3, 2020 House Exec Session

Bill Text Revisions

HB1410 Revision: 7066 Date: Dec. 3, 2019, 8:42 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Commerce and Consumer Affairs HJ 1 P. 21
Jan. 15, 2020 Public Hearing: 01/15/2020 09:45 am LOB 302
Jan. 30, 2020 Subcommittee Work Session: 01/30/2020 09:00 am LOB 302
Feb. 4, 2020 Executive Session: 02/04/2020 10:00 am LOB 302
Feb. 21, 2020 Subcommittee Work Session: 02/21/2020 10:00 am LOB 302
March 3, 2020 Executive Session: 03/03/2020 10:30 am LOB 302