BEFORE THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES OF THE
STATE OF MONTANA
In the matter of the adoption of New Rules I through III pertaining to flavored electronic smoking devices
NOTICE OF DECISION ON PROPOSED ADOPTION
TO: All Concerned Persons
1. On June 26, 2020, the Department of Public Health and Human Services (department) published MAR Notice No. 37-923 pertaining to the public hearing on the proposed adoption of the above-stated rules at page 1105 of the 2020 Montana Administrative Register, Issue Number 12.
2. A public hearing on the notice of proposed adoption of the above-stated rules was held on July 16, 2020. The public comment period ended on July 24, 2020.
3. The anticipated polling of the legislature has revealed that additional education and collaboration is necessary before moving forward on this issue. Accordingly, the department withdraws MAR Notice No. 37-923 from consideration and will not be adopting the proposed rules.
4. The department remains committed to its mission to protect the health and well-being of Montanans.
/s/ Peter Bovingdon /s/ Sheila Hogan
Peter Bovingdon Sheila Hogan, Director
Rule Reviewer Public Health and Human Services
Certified to the Secretary of State August 18, 2020.