By Troutman Pepper Tobacco Practice, Bryan Haynes, Agustin Rodriguez, & Nicholas Ramos on October 22, 2020
Online businesses selling electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) to consumers must contend with a “patchwork quilt” of state laws. This patchwork of laws creates significant regulatory uncertainty and risk for businesses selling online in this space. There are many legal issues facing online retailers, like bans or restrictions on “flavored” tobacco products, minimum age and age-verification requirements, and state and local licensing and tax requirements.
In an October 22, 2020 Vapor Voice article, the Troutman Pepper Tobacco Team discuss some of the key legal issues associated with selling ENDS to consumers online and highlight proposed state legislation that may impose more requirements on the industry