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West Virginia

State Legislative Info


Jim Justice
State Capitol
1900 Kanawha Blvd. E
Charleston, WV 25305
Phone: (304) 558-2000


Senate Clerk
Lee Cassis
Room 211M, Bldg. 1
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
Phone: (304) 357-7800

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House Clerk
Steve Harrison
Room 212M, Bldg. 1
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
Phone: (304) 340-3200

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West Virginia LAWS & TAXES


  • The sale and/or distribution of vapor products to persons under age 18 years is prohibited.1
  • The use and/or possession of tobacco products or vaporproducts by persons under age 18 is prohibited.2
  • The use of vapor products is prohibited in schools and on school grounds, except those areas not used for instructional purposes and inaccessible to students.3
  • West Virginia’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): Barbour County, Berkeley County, Brooke County, Calhoun County, Grant County, Greenbrier County, Hampshire County, Hancock County, Lewis County, Marshall County, Mason County, Mercer County, Mineral County, Monroe County, Morgan County, Nicholas County, Ohio County, Pleasants County, Preston County, Randolph County, Ritchie County, Roane County, Taylor County, Tucker County, Upshur County, Webster County, Wirt County, Wood County, Wyoming County.4

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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