New York State Law


New York State has implemented several laws that make it a leader in tobacco control policy.

Clean Indoor Air Act

Adolescent Tobacco Use Prevention Act

New York State Tax Laws (includes dealer registration)

Minimum Price Law


Tobacco Free Outdoor Air

New York City has also distinguished itself with its tobacco control laws:

Smoke Free Parks and Beaches

New York City Licensing

New York City Cigarette Tax

Other New York Resources:

New York’s state code is available here.  (Click on “PBH” for the Public Health Code.)

For information on bills that have been introduced in the New York State Assembly, visit the Assembly’s website or the State Senate’s website.

The State of Vermont has made considerable progress in reducing smoking among youth and adults. This can be attributed in part to Vermont’s state level tobacco control laws.  For more about Vermont’s existing laws, see The Legal Landscape: Vermont’s Tobacco Control Laws.