TABLE 1

States With and Without a State Law Requiring Child-Resistant Packaging for Liquid Nicotine Containers Before the Federal Law

Legislation TypeStateEffective Date
States with a state law
New YorkDecember 29, 2014
Illinois, Minnesota, and VermontJanuary 1, 2015
New MexicoJune 19, 2015
Indiana and WyomingJuly 1, 2015
ArkansasJuly 22, 2015
North DakotaAugust 1, 2015
MissouriAugust 28, 2015
TexasOctober 1, 2015
VirginiaOctober 1, 2015a
North CarolinaDecember 1, 2015
Maine and TennesseeJanuary 1, 2016
MassachusettsMarch 15, 2016
WashingtonJune 28, 2016
OregonJuly 1, 2016
States without a state law
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Utah, West Virginia, and WisconsinJuly 26, 2016
  • a Retailers could sell previous inventory until January 1, 2016.