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Tobacco and Nicotine Products (Oppose – Preemption)

CS/CS/SB 1080 (Hutson) and CS/CS/HB 987 (Toledo), as originally filed, were the “Tobacco 21” bills that increased the legal smoking age to 21 to comply with federal law. The bills were amended to include a preemption on the regulation of the marketing, sale or delivery of tobacco or nicotine products. CS/CS/HB 987 was substituted to CS/CS/SB 1080. CS/CS/SB 1080 passed the Senate (29-9) and the House (103-13). (Taggart)