California Proposition 31: Flavored Tobacco Products 
Banned in California

What is California Proposition 31?

On November 9th, 2022, Californian’s voted to pass Proposition 31, which bans the selling of flavored tobacco products in California. This ban also affects menthol cigarettes.

A “Yes” Vote

A YES vote would ban in-person stores and vending machines from selling flavored tobacco products.

A “No” Vote

A NO vote would make the sale of flavored tobacco legal in the state of California.

How will California Prop 31 Affect you?


#1 – It’s going to be a lot harder for you to purchase flavored tobacco products from local retailers. 

#2 – It may also limit your options when it comes to ordering flavored tobacco products online. 

#3 – This ban makes it illegal for vaping companies to ship these banned flavored tobacco products to you if you live in California.

When does California Prop 31 Take Effect?

The ban will go into effect on the fifth calendar day after election results are certified on December 16. That would make the date, December 21, 2022.

Your Next Steps


If you’ve ever wanted to find a better alternative to your flavored tobacco, now is a good time to look at your options. 

One option worth considering is natural tobacco vaping liquids.

Not sure if natural tobacco vaping liquids are right for you? Download our Guide to Natural Tobacco Vape Liquids to find a natural tobacco vape liquid that’s right for you.

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