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2014 House Bill 2795: Investing in education by clarifying laws relating to tobacco substitutes
  1. Introduced by Rep. Reuven Carlyle (Queen Anne) (D) on February 26, 2014, For Bill Information, please click HERE.
    • Referred to the House Finance Committee on February 26, 2014.
      • Substitute offered in the House on March 4, 2014, imposes a 75 percent other tobacco products (OTP) tax on tobacco substitutes. Directs OTP tax revenue generated from the distribution of tobacco substitutes to the Education Legacy Trust Account. Prohibits the sale or distribution of all tobacco substitutes to minors except ecigarettes, which are currently prohibited to sell or distribute to minors. Establishes provisions to further restrict access of e-cigarettes to minors.
    • Referred to the House Rules Committee on March 10, 2014.