Tobacco 21 Grade Cards

The Preventing Tobacco Addiction Foundation evaluated all current statewide Tobacco 21 laws for their alignment with best practices that lead to effective prevention of youth initiation of tobacco and nicotine products. Click on your state below to see how the statewide Tobacco 21 law stacks up!
State Grade Population Covered Tobacco 21 Since
Arkansas F 3,017,804 September 1, 2019
California B 39,512,223 May 4, 2016
Colorado A 5,758,736 June 14, 2020
Connecticut A 3,565,287 June 18, 2019
Delaware B 973,764 July 16, 2019
Georgia C 10,617,423 July 22, 2020
Guam B 168,485 January 1, 2018
Hawaii C 1,415,872 January 1, 2016
Illinois C 12,671,821 July 1, 2019
Indiana B 6,732,219 July 1, 2020
Iowa F 3,155,070 June 29, 2020
Kentucky C 4,467,673 March 26, 2020
Maine C 1,344,212 July 1, 2018
Maryland C 6,045,680 October 1, 2019
Massachusetts A 6,892,503 December 21, 2018
Minnesota A 5,639,632 May 16, 2020
Mississippi F 2,976,149 July 8, 2020
Nebraska F 1,934,408 August 15, 2020
New Hampshire C 1,359,711 July 29, 2020
New Jersey C 8,882,190 November 1, 2017
New Mexico F 2,096,829 August 30, 2020
New York A 19,453,561 November 13, 2019
Ohio F 11,689,100 October 17, 2019
Oklahoma F 3,956,971 May 16, 2020
Oregon F 4,217,737 August 9, 2017
Pennsylvania C 12,801,989 July 1, 2020
South Dakota F 884,659 March 2, 2020
Tennessee C 6,829,174 January 1, 2021
Texas F 28,995,881 June 7, 2019
Utah C 3,205,958 July 1, 2020
Vermont C 623,989 September 1, 2019
Virginia F 8,535,519 July 1, 2019
Washington C 7,614,893 April 5, 2019
Washington, D.C. C 705,749 February 18, 2017
Wyoming F 578,759 March 13, 2020