State Regulation of Tribal Tobacco Sales: A Historical State-by-State Analysis, 2005–2015

This chartbook provides a detailed overview of sales laws pertaining to cigarettes and other tobacco products (“OTP”) on tribal reservations in the 20 states with laws pertaining to on-reservation tobacco sales and taxation (“tribal states”) in effect as of January 1, 2015. It illustrates the state-by-state tribal sales laws for both cigarettes and, where appropriate, OTP; describes what, if any, compact provisions are recommended or required by each state; identifies and evaluates key, state-level regulatory strategies for tribal sales in each state; and identifies gaps and opportunities for state tobacco control advocates and policy makers relative to tribal tobacco sales.

December 2016

Location(s): North America, U.S.

Content Type: Monograph/Chartbook

Topic(s): Tax and price, Tobacco control policies and programs, Tribal

Authors(s): Hillary R. DeLong, Julien Leider, Jamie F. Chriqui, Ph.D., MHS, Frank J. Chaloupka, Ph.D.