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Eric J. Holcomb
200 W. Washington St. Rm. 206
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: (317) 232-4567


Principal Secretary of the Senate
Jennifer L. Mertz
State House Room 3A-North
200 West Washington St
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: (317) 232-9421

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Principal Clerk of the House
M. Caroline Spotts
State House Room 3A-8
200 West Washington St
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: (317) 232-9608

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Indiana LAWS & TAXES


  • The sale of tobacco or vapor products to a person under 18 years of age is prohibited.1
  • The possession of tobacco or vapor products by a person under 18 years of age is prohibited. 2
  • Manufacture (including mixing, bottling, and packaging) and sale of e-liquids restricted to persons with proper permits. Retailers prohibited from selling e-liquids with more than 75 mg/ml of nicotine. [Retailers] who ship e-liquids from a delivery sale order shall include as part of the shipping documents a document with the following statement: ‘E-LIQUIDS: Indiana law prohibits the sale of this product to a person who is less than 18 years of age.’3
  • E-liquids must be sold in tamper evident, child-resistant packaging, and label must identify nicotine content and include nicotine addictiveness warning, among other requirements.
  • Indiana’s Clean Indoor Air Act has not been amended to prohibit the use of vapor products where smoking is prohibited.
  • The following municipalities have ordinances that prohibit vaping where smoking is prohibited (some exclude bars and restaurants): Austin, Bloomington, Carmel, Columbus, Franklin, Goshen, Grant County, Greenwood Hancock County, Howard County, Indianapolis, Indianapolis/Marion County (except the cities of Beech Grove, Lawrence, Southport, and Speedway), Munster, North Manchester, Seymour, South Bend, Winfield, Zionsville.6
  • Manufacture (including mixing, bottling, and packaging) and sale of e-liquids requires permits issued by the state. This requirement could cause many out-of-state online retailers to refuse to ship to the state.7

Tobacco/Vapor 21 Law: Federal law passed December 20, 2019 prohibits sales of all tobacco and vapor products to anyone under the age of 21 years old. FDA stated law became effective on that date. States may choose to continue with current age law at the risk of losing federal funding.

Flavor Bans: Federal law prohibits the sale of closed system devices (pods, cartridges) containing e-liquid in flavors other than tobacco or menthol.

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