Flavored Tobacco Product Sale

Under City law, it is illegal to sell "flavored" tobacco products. The City accepts complaints about businesses (excluding tobacco bars) that sell tobacco products with the following banned tastes or aromas:

  • fruit
  • chocolate
  • vanilla
  • honey
  • candy
  • cocoa
  • dessert
  • alcoholic beverage
  • herb
  • spice

The City's ban does not apply to cigarettes. The sale of flavored cigarettes is already banned under federal law.

Businesses can sell tobacco products containing only the following tastes or aromas:

  • menthol
  • mint
  • wintergreen
  • tobacco