Latest Updates

Updates to both the data and the features of the application are listed chronologically below

July 2019
New data that are available in STATE System:
  • Legislative data on E-Cigarettes, Fire Safety, Licensure, Preemption, Smokefree Campus, Smokefree Indoor Air, Tax and Youth Access Legislation from Office on Smoking and Health (OSH), 2019 (2nd Quarter).
  • Medicaid Cessation Coverage, from American Lung Association, 2019 (2nd Quarter).
June 2019
New data that are available in STATE System:
  • Cigarette Sales data from The Tax Burden on Tobacco, Historical Compilation Volume 53, 2018  by Orzechowski and Walker (OW).
May 2019
New data that are available in STATE System:
  • Tobacco Settlement Revenue data for all states (except Florida and Texas) from National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG), 2019.
April 2019
New data that are available in STATE System:
  • Legislative data on E-Cigarettes, Fire Safety, Licensure, Preemption, Smokefree Campus, Smokefree Indoor Air, Tax and Youth Access Legislation from Office on Smoking and Health (OSH), 2019 (1st Quarter).
  • Medicaid Cessation Coverage, from American Lung Association, 2019 (1st Quarter).
January 2019
New data that are available in STATE System:
  • Legislative data on E-Cigarettes, Fire Safety, Licensure, Preemption, Smokefree Campus, Smokefree Indoor Air, Tax and Youth Access Legislation from Office on Smoking and Health (OSH), 2018 (4th Quarter).
  • Medicaid Cessation Coverage, from American Lung Association, 2018 (4th Quarter).
December 2018
New data that are available in STATE System:
  • Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data on cigarette and e-cigarette use prevalence by demographics, cigarette and e-cigarette use frequency, and quit attempts for all states, Washington D.C., Guam, and Puerto Rico. Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2017.
  • Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System data on cigarette and e-cigarette use prevalence, cigarette and e-cigarette use frequency, and smokeless tobacco products for participating states and territories. Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS), 2017.
October 2018
New data that are available in STATE System:
  • Cigarette Sales data from The Tax Burden on Tobacco, Historical Compilation Volume 52, 2017  by Orzechowski and Walker (OW).
  • Appropriations/Grants and Expenditures data for all states from University of Illinois at Chicago Healthy Policy Center (UIC), 2016.
  • Medicaid Cessation Coverage, from American Lung Association, 2018 (3rd Quarter).
  • Legislative data on E-Cigarettes, Fire Safety, Licensure, Preemption, Smokefree Campus, Smokefree Indoor Air, Tax and Youth Access Legislation from Office on Smoking and Health (OSH), 2018 (3rd Quarter).
July 2018
New data that are available in STATE System:
  • Medicaid Cessation Coverage, from American Lung Association, 2018 (2nd Quarter).
  • Legislative data on E-Cigarettes, Fire Safety, Licensure, Preemption, Smokefree Campus, Smokefree Indoor Air, Tax and Youth Access Legislation from Office on Smoking and Health (OSH), 2018 (2nd Quarter).
June 2018
New data that are available in the STATE System:
  • Tobacco Settlement Revenue data for all states (except Texas) from National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG), 2018.
April 2018
New data that are available in STATE System:
  • Legislative data on E-Cigarettes, Fire Safety, Licensure, Preemption, Smokefree Campus, Smokefree Indoor Air, Tax and Youth Access Legislation from Office on Smoking and Health (OSH), 2018 (1st Quarter).
  • Medicaid Cessation Coverage, from American Lung Association, 2018 (1st Quarter).
New features that are available in STATE System:
  • Released new fact sheet highlighting state laws on tobacco retail licensure.
  • Added e-cigarette data panels to the Legislation tab on the STATE Highlights report.
January 2018
New data that are available in STATE System:
  • Quitline data from National Quitline Data Warehouse, Office on Smoking and Health (NQDW OSH), 2017 (2nd  Quarter).
  • Medicaid Cessation Coverage, from American Lung Association, 2017 (4th Quarter).
  • Legislative data for American Samoa, Marshall Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, and Palau, on E-Cigarettes, Fire Safety, Licensure, Preemption, Smokefree Campus, Smokefree Indoor Air, Tax and Youth Access Legislation from Office on Smoking and Health (OSH), 2017 (4th Quarter).
  • Legislative data on E-Cigarettes, Fire Safety, Licensure, Preemption, Smokefree Campus, Smokefree Indoor Air, Tax and Youth Access Legislation from Office on Smoking and Health (OSH), 2017 (4th Quarter).
  • Youth Tobacco Survey data on cigarette smoking prevalence, cigarette smoking frequency, smokeless tobacco products prevalence and quit attempts for participating states and territories. Youth Tobacco Survey (YTS), 2017.
November 2017
New data that are available in STATE System:
  • Appropriations/Grants and Expenditures data for all states from University of Illinois at Chicago Healthy Policy Center (UIC), 2015.
October 2017
New data that are available in STATE System:
  • Quitline data from National Quitline Data Warehouse, Office on Smoking and Health (NQDW OSH), 2016 (4th Quarter) and 2017 (1st Quarter).
  • Medicaid Cessation Coverage, from American Lung Association, 2017 (3rd Quarter).
  • Legislative data on E-Cigarettes, Fire Safety, Licensure, Preemption, Smokefree Campus, Smokefree Indoor Air, Tax and Youth Access Legislation from Office on Smoking and Health (OSH), 2017 (3rd Quarter).
September 2017
New data that are available in STATE System:
  • Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data on cigarette smoking status, cigarette smoking prevalence by demographics, cigarette smoking frequency, and quit attempts for all states, Washington D.C.,Guam, and Puerto Rico. Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2016.
July 2017
New data that are available in STATE System:
  • Medicaid Cessation Coverage, from American Lung Association, 2017 (2nd Quarter).
  • Legislative data on E-Cigarettes, Fire Safety, Licensure, Preemption, Smokefree Campus, Smokefree Indoor Air, Tax and Youth Access Legislation from Office on Smoking and Health (OSH), 2017 (2nd Quarter).
June 2017
New data that are available in STATE System:
  • Cigarette Sales data from The Tax Burden on Tobacco, Historical Compilation Volume 51, 2016  by Orzechowski and Walker (OW).
  • Tobacco Settlement Revenue data for all states from National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG), 2017.
  • Youth Tobacco Survey data on cigarette smoking prevalence, cigarette smoking frequency, smokeless tobacco products prevalence and quit attempts for participating states and territories. Youth Tobacco Survey (YTS), 2016.
May 2017
New data that are available in STATE System:
  • Smokefree Policies in Homes and Smokefree Policies in Indoor Worksites from Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey (TUS-CPS), 2014-2015.
New Features added to STATE System:
  • Released new fact sheet highlighting state laws on the minimum legal purchase age of tobacco products.
April 2017
New Features added to STATE System:
  • Redesigned landing page for STATE Highlights report to allow users to select a location from a map.
  • Added a new list of data presented in STATE Highlights report listed by topic, measure and source.
New data that are available in STATE System:
  • Quitline data from National Quitline Data Warehouse, Office on Smoking and Health (NQDW OSH), 2016 (3rd Quarter).
  • Medicaid Cessation Coverage, from American Lung Association, 2017 (1st Quarter).
  • Legislative data on E-Cigarettes, Fire Safety, Licensure, Preemption, Smokefree Campus, Smokefree Indoor Air, Tax and Youth Access Legislation from Office on Smoking and Health (OSH), 2017 (1st Quarter).
February 2017
New data that are available in STATE System:
  • Quitline data from National Quitline Data Warehouse, Office on Smoking and Health (NQDW OSH), 2016 (2nd Quarter).
January 2017
New Features added to STATE System:
  • Redesigned homepage to allow easier access to fact sheets, slide decks, quick start guides, and other content.
  • Added enhancements to Custom Reports and State Highlights to increase usability of the reports.
New data that are available in STATE System:
  • Medicaid Cessation Coverage, from American Lung Association, 2016 (4th Quarter).
  • Legislative data on E-Cigarettes, Fire Safety, Licensure, Preemption, Smokefree Campus, Smokefree Indoor Air, Tax and Youth Access Legislation from Office on Smoking and Health (OSH), 2016 (4th Quarter).
December 2016
New data that are available in STATE System:
  • Synar Reports:Youth Tobacco Sales, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), 2014.
October 2016
New data that are available in STATE System:
  • Quitline data from National Quitline Data Warehouse, Office on Smoking and Health (NQDW OSH), 2016 (1st Quarter).
  • Medicaid Cessation Coverage, from American Lung Association, 2016 (3rd Quarter).
  • Legislative data on E-Cigarettes, Fire Safety, Licensure, Preemption, Smokefree Campus, Smokefree Indoor Air, Tax and Youth Access Legislation from Office on Smoking and Health (OSH), 2016 (3rd Quarter).
September 2016
New data that are available in STATE System:
  • Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data on cigarette smoking status, cigarette smoking prevalence by demographics, cigarette smoking frequency, and quit attempts for all states, Washington D.C.,Guam, and Puerto Rico. Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2015.
August 2016
New data that are available in STATE System:
  • Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System data on cigarette smoking prevalence, cigarette smoking frequency, and smokeless tobacco products for participating states and territories. Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS), 2015.
  • Youth Tobacco Survey data on cigarette smoking prevalence, cigarette smoking frequency, smokeless tobacco products prevalence and quit attempts for participating states and territories. Youth Tobacco Survey (YTS), 2015.
July 2016
New data that are available in STATE System:
  • Appropriations/Grants and Expenditures data for all states from University of Illinois at Chicago Healthy Policy Center (UIC), 2014.
  • Quitline data from National Quitline Data Warehouse, Office on Smoking and Health (NQDW OSH), 2015 (4th Quarter).
  • Medicaid Cessation Coverage, from American Lung Association, 2016 (2nd Quarter).
  • Legislative data on E-Cigarettes, Fire Safety, Licensure, Preemption, Smokefree Campus, Smokefree Indoor Air, Tax and Youth Access Legislation from Office on Smoking and Health (OSH), 2016 (2nd Quarter).
June 2016
New data that are available in STATE System:
  • Quitline data from National Quitline Data Warehouse, Office on Smoking and Health (NQDW OSH), 2015 (3rd Quarter).
  • Smoking-Attributable Expenditures (SAEs) data by state from Smoking-Attributable Mortality, Morbidity, and Economic Costs (SAMMEC), 2005-2009
  • Smoking-Attributable Mortality (SAM) data by state from Smoking-Attributable Mortality, Morbidity, and Economic Costs (SAMMEC), 2005-2009
April 2016
New data that are available in STATE System
  • Medicaid Cessation Coverage, from American Lung Association, 2016 (1st Quarter).
  • Legislative data on E-Cigarettes, Fire Safety, Licensure, Preemption, Smokefree Campus, Smokefree Indoor Air, Tax and Youth Access Legislation from Office on Smoking and Health (OSH), 2016 (1st Quarter).
March 2016
New data that are available in STATE System
  • U.S. Territory Legislative data, including Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, on E-Cigarettes, Fire Safety, Licensure, Preemption, Smokefree Campus, Smokefree Indoor Air, Tax and Youth Access Legislation from Office on Smoking and Health (OSH), 2015 (4th Quarter).
February 2016
New data that are available in STATE System
  • Tobacco Settlement Revenue data for Texas from State Government of Texas, 2015.
  • Quitline data from National Quitline Data Warehouse, Office on Smoking and Health (NQDW OSH), 2015 (2nd Quarter).
January 2016
New data that are available in STATE System:
  • Legislative data on E-Cigarettes, Fire Safety, Licensure, Preemption, Smokefree Campus, Smokefree Indoor Air, Tax and Youth Access Legislation from Office on Smoking and Health (OSH), 2015 (4th Quarter).
  • Medicaid Cessation Coverage, from American Lung Association, 2015 (4th Quarter).
  • Quitline from National Quitline Data Warehouse, Office on Smoking and Health (NQDW OSH), 2015 (1st Quarter).
  • Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data on cigarette smoking status, cigarette smoking prevalence by demographics, cigarette smoking frequency, and quit attempts for all states, Washington D.C.,Guam, and Puerto Rico. Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2014.
December 2015
New data that are available in STATE System:
  • E-Cigarette Legislative data on Licensure, Preemption, Smokefree Campus, Smokefree Indoor Air, Tax and Youth Access from Office on Smoking and Health (OSH), 1995 to 2015 (3rd Quarter).
October 2015
New data that are available in STATE System:
  • Legislative data on Fire Safety, Licensure, Preemption, Smokefree Campus, Smokefree Indoor Air, Tax and Youth Access Legislation from Office on Smoking and Health (OSH), 2015 (3rd Quarter).
  • Medicaid Cessation Coverage, from American Lung Association, 2015 (3rd Quarter)
New features that are available in STATE System:
  • STATE System Legislative Fact Sheets from Office on Smoking and Health (OSH), 2015 (3rd Quarter).
    • STATE System Excise Tax Fact Sheet
    • STATE System Gaming Fact Sheet
    • STATE System Preemption Fact Sheet
    • STATE System Smokefree Indoor Air Fact Sheet
    • STATE System Multiunit Housing Fact Sheet
    • STATE System Vehicles Fact Sheet
    • STATE System Tax Stamp Fact Sheet
    • STATE System E-Cigarette Fact Sheet
August 2015
New data that are available in STATE system:
  • Appropriations/Grants and Expenditures data for all states (excluding California) from University of Illinois at Chicago Healthy Policy Center (UIC), 2012, 2013.
July 2015
  • A newly redesigned STATE System released.
  • The new STATE System will allow users to:  Build Custom Reports, Access Data Highlights by State, Share Interactive Maps and Link to the Tobacco Use Data Portal.
New data that are available in STATE System:
  • Legislative data on Fire Safety, Licensure, Preemption, Smokefree Campus, Smokefree Indoor Air, Tax and Youth Access Legislation from Office on Smoking and Health (OSH), 2015 (2nd Quarter).
  • Medicaid Cessation Coverage, from American Lung Association, 2015 (2nd Quarter).
  • Tobacco Settlement Revenue data for all states (except Texas) from National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG), 2015.
  • Tobacco Settlement Revenue data for Texas from State Government of Texas, 2014.