Current and possible future regulation of cigarette filters in the US

There is no federal regulation specifically targeting cigarette filters in the US.

A growing concern about tobacco waste has some US lawmakers looking at cigarette filters and ways to deal with them.

Since the tobacco sticks used in heated tobacco products are considered a cigarette at the federal level, any proposal or regulation regarding cigarette filters would affect them, too.

This report looks at cigarette filters in the US and how lawmakers at every level are attempting to deal with their lack of regulation, environmental impact, and misconception among the general public that filtered cigarettes are less harmful to human health than unfiltered cigarettes.

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Berta Camps Bisbal

Senior legal analyst
Berta has a law degree from the University of Barcelona and a Juris Doctor degree from Nova Southeastern University (Florida). She has worked as a faculty assistant in legal research in Florida, was a member of the Law Review, and has interned for a magistrate judge of the US District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Berta focuses on US legal analysis, including tracking all federal, state and local regulation. She runs our US interactive regulatory tracker product, following changing regulation on e-cigarettes in all 50 US states.

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