FAQ: Electronic Nicotine Delivery System Dealer Registration

Effective January 1, 2016, no person in this state may sell, offer for sale or possess with intent to sell an electronic nicotine delivery system or vapor product unless such person has obtained an Electronic Nicotine Delivery System Certificate of Dealer registration from the Department of Consumer Protection.

The Electronic Nicotine Delivery System Registration certificate permits the sale of electronic nicotine delivery systems or vapor products.

An electronic nicotine delivery system is an electronic device that may be used to simulate smoking for the delivery of nicotine or other substances to a person inhaling from the device. This includes but is not limited to an electronic cigarette, electronic cigar, electronic cigarillo, electronic pipe or electronic hookah and any related device and any such cartridge, electronic cigarette liquid or other component of such device.
A vapor product is any product that employs a heating element, power source, electronic circuit or other electronic, chemical or mechanical means regardless of shape or size, to produce a vapor that may or may not include nicotine, which is inhaled by the user of such product.
Electronic cigarette liquid is a liquid that, when used in an electronic nicotine delivery system or vapor product, produces a vapor that may or may not include nicotine and is inhaled by the user of such electronic nicotine delivery system or vapor product.
$75.00 non-refundable application fee plus a $400.00 initial registration fee.
Yes, the certificate issued by the Department of Consumer Protection must be posted in a “prominent location adjacent to electronic nicotine delivery system products or vapor products.”
The Department may conduct an investigation to determine whether a certificate of dealer registration shall be issued to an applicant.
No. Electronic cigarettes and vapor products are separately registered with the Department of Consumer Protection.