New York State Law

New York State LawNew York State is a leader in tobacco control policy. A summary of each law implemented by the state can be found by following the links below, or by reviewing A Citizen’s Guide to New York Tobacco Controls.

Clean Indoor Air Act

Adolescent Tobacco Use Prevention Act

New York State Tax Laws (includes dealer registration)

Minimum Price Law

Child-Resistant Packaging


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

Flavored Tobacco Products

Discounted Tobacco Sales

Tobacco 21

Other resources specific to New York State:

New York State statutes (Click on “PBH” for the Public Health Code.)

The New York City Administrative Code

A Citizen’s Guide to New York Tobacco Controls

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.